Ascension River District Hospital - Orthopedics
What type of appointment would you like to book?
What should I expect before, during and after joint replacement surgery?
Ascension Michigan sites of care provide these ‘What to Expect’ resources:
Our care teams are here for you every step of the way. If you have any questions prior to your joint replacement surgery, please contact your orthopedic doctor. Recovery after joint replacement surgery is a partnership. We’re counting on you to do your part by being informed and prepared. And we commit to doing our part by providing you with the compassionate, personalized orthopedic care you deserve. Working together, we can help provide relief from joint pain and improve how you walk, sit, and even run.
What exercises should I do pre and post joint replacement surgery?
How to bathe post-surgery
Other important reminders
- Let your dentist know if you had joint replacement surgery. Ask your dentist if you need to take a dental pre-medicine before your dental appointment.
- It’s likely that your joint replacement will trigger the TSA airport security device and additional TSA scanning may take place.