Your Pathway to Recovery: A Patient's Guide to Total Hip Replacement Surgery (THR)

Patient Education Council and Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement (ARJR) Service
Hospital for Special Surgery

This guidebook is a comprehensive, essential overview of everything having to do with total hip replacement surgery at HSS, from an overview of the procedure and hospital maps to nutrition tips and illustrated physical therapy exercises.

Download the pdf version

Please note: Patients and their partners may have concerns about sexual relations after hip surgery. This information is available on pages 56-57 in the printed booklet received in the physician’s office or in the pre-op class. If you would like to receive this material electronically, please feel free to contact the Patient Education staff at 212.606.1263.

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