Prepare for Joint Replacement

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Joint replacement surgery can relieve your pain, allowing you to live a more active lifestyle. But you’ll need to prepare for your procedure so your body can heal properly.

Depending on the type of joint replacement surgery you are having, your road to recovery may follow a different route. That said, following the steps outlined by Enloe’s Total Joint Replacement program will help ensure that you get back to the lifestyle that makes you happy.

Joint Surgery Education

Inpatient Surgery Education

Inpatient Surgery

The health and well-being of our patients has always been our top priority, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

As a result, we have canceled our in-person A Joint Effort classes until further notice. You’ll find the educational materials normally provided in that class here, along with our contact information.

Please review this booklet before your pre-operative appointment with your surgeon. It is important that you know your precautions and practice your exercises before you’re admitted to the hospital. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us.

Educación Sobre Cirugía para Pacientes Hospitalizados (En Español)

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COVID-19 se ha convertido en una preocupación para todos nosotros, y su bienestar y el bienestar de nuestros pacientes y sus cuidadores es nuestra principal prioridad.

Como resultado, hemos cancelado nuestras clases en persona llamadas Un Esfuerzo Conjunto hasta nuevo aviso. Aquí encontrará los materiales educativos que normalmente se dan en esa clase, junto con nuestra información de contacto.

Lea este folleto antes de su cita preoperatoria con su cirujano. Es importante aprender las precauciones que debe tomar y practicar los ejercicios indicados antes de su ingreso al hospital. Si tiene alguna pregunta, no dude en comunicarse con nosotros.

Outpatient Surgery Education

Outpatient Surgery education

Read this important booklet for the preoperative class, A Joint Effort, you are scheduled to attend.

This information is vital to ensuring a good surgical experience and outcome.

Bring it — and any questions you may have — with you to the class. Please note that outpatient joint replacement surgery requires the presence of an involved care partner before, during and after your hospitalization.

A Joint Effort Class

Be sure you understand which approach your care team will take. You’ll need to follow different instructions after surgery, depending on the technique. Learn what to expect throughout your journey in our A Joint Effort class. For your recovery, it’s essential that you sign up for the class below.

A Joint Effort Class: Pre-op Education Videos

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