Start living with less hip or knee pain in Michigan
What kind of supportive care and instructions are given before having a joint replacement?
Ascension Michigan orthopedic care teams provide compassionate, personalized care before, during and after your hip or knee replacement. We’ll give you pre-operative instructions to help improve your recovery after surgery, including wound care, pain management and strengthening exercises. Our care teams are here for you every step of the way. For more information, call 866-501-3627.
What should I expect before, during and after joint replacement surgery?
What exercises and other reminders will help me before and after surgery?
Your care team provides pre and post-operative exercises and reminders to help support your recovery and overall health, including:
- Let your dentist and dental hygienist know that you had knee or hip replacement surgery. Ask your dentist if you need to take a dental pre-medicine before your dental appointment.
- f you have signs of infection, contact your orthopedic doctor.
- It’s likely that your joint replacement will trigger the TSA airport security device and additional TSA scanning may take place.
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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.