Preparing for Surgery

When preparing for your joint replacement surgery, there are a number of things you will need to do to help make your surgery and recovery as successful as possible.

Pre-op arrangements

  • Arrange for a “coach”

  • Manage your medical health

  • Dental work

  • Preadmission testing and nursing assessment

  • Plan for surgery and recovery

  • Plan for at-home care after surgery

  • Pre-op exercises

  • Modify your home

  • Equipment

  • The day before surgery