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 knee replacement surgery at HSS, from an overview of the procedure and hospital maps to nutrition tips and illustrated physical therapy exercises.
You will learn how to prepare for total knee 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 knee replacement, including recovery information and timelines, please visit our Knee Replacement page or explore our Conditions & Treatments patient education library. Find a knee replacement surgeon at HSS.
Patient Education Council and Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement (ARJR) Service
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