Preparing for My Surgery

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After you and your doctor decide that surgery is the best treatment for your condition or injury, you may have a multitude of questions and concerns. Surgery is a major commitment because it affects your lifestyle for several weeks and sometimes months after surgery.

Planning for surgery can be overwhelming, but you can make it easier on yourself and on your family by being prepared and knowing what to expect.

Please use the links below to assist you in preparing for your orthopaedic surgery.

Basic Instruction: 0 to 7 Days Prior to My Surgery
Preparation Guide: Ambulatory Assistive Devices
Preparation Guide: Patient-Proof My Bathroom
Preparation Guide: Patient-Proof My Home
Preparation Guide: Personal Assistance
Preparation Guide: Personal Preparation
Preparation Guide: Travel Safety

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