This guidebook, Your Pathway to Recovery: A Patient's Guide to Total Joint Replacement Surgery (Hip and Knee), 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. Read the guide in the viewer below or download the PDF.
This guidebook is an overview of how to prepare for total hip replacement surgery at HSS, and what to expect after surgery and during recovery. It is designed for patients who are already scheduled for a joint replacement at HSS, but is open for all to read. Read the guide in the viewer below or download the PDF.
If you have not scheduled surgery but want to know more about total or partial hip replacement, including recovery information and timelines, please visit our Hip Replacement page or explore our Conditions & Treatments patient education library. (Find a hip replacement surgeon at HSS to suit your specific condition, location and insurance.)