Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

This video was created to help patients prepare for total hip and knee replacement surgery and plan for a successful recovery. We'll discuss:

  • The medical workup and necessary steps to complete before you have surgery.
  • The events that occur the day of surgery and what will happen during your hospital stay.
  • Restrictions after surgery, important procedures and events to consider after surgery, and optimizing your recovery.

To learn more about total hip and knee replacements at Washington University Orthopedics, please visit: ortho.wustl.edu/totaljoint.