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Equipment


Below is a list of equipment that patients commonly use after surgery during the recovery phase. The list is not all-inclusive, and you may or may not need them all.   If you have specific questions, please speak to your therapist.

  • Rolling walker
  • Cane
  • Elastic shoe laces: For ease of tying shoes
  • Slip-on shoes: For ease of donning shoes

For your comfort, you may wish to obtain the following, although it is not required by your surgeon:

  • Raised toilet seat: To avoid sitting on a low surface
  • Long-handled reacher: To pick objects from the floor without having to bend forward
  • Long-handled shoe horn: To put shoes on without having to bend forward
  • Long-handled sponge: For ease of bathing