After Discharge

Patients are encouraged to gradually increase their activity level as they feel comfortable.

If any problems arise after discharge from hospital you should contact Dr Freeman’s office. However, any general medical problems not related to the surgery should be managed by your GP, as would normally occur.

After hip replacement surgery it is important to ensure activities are done in the correct manner to avoid dislocating the joint. Most patients are able to walk without a stick by 2 weeks from the time of their surgery, although some may require a walking aid for much longer.

Knee replacement surgery patients are discouraged from walking or standing for long periods. The first priority is to regain good movement of the knee and they should continue with exercises to increase how far the knee bends, throughout the day. They should also ensure the knee fully straightens, so they are able to stand comfortably.

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