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Archives: Faqs

What is arthroplasty?

How common is knee and/or hip replacement?

Are hip and knee replacements dangerous?

Where can I get more information about hip and knee replacement surgery?

Will my insurance cover a hip and knee replacement surgery?

What are some common diseases associated with degeneration of a joint?

What are some other conditions that could lead to joint replacement?

What are some common symptoms related to hip conditions?

What are some common symptoms related to knee conditions?

When do I need a joint replacement?

Am I a good candidate for a joint replacement?

What are some things I can do to optimize my outcome after surgery?

What should I expect from my surgery and the recovery period?

What are some risks associated with a joint replacement procedure?

What is the complication rate for hip and knee replacement?

What is the success rate for hip and knee replacement?

What happens after I am discharged from the hospital?

Do I need a family member or friend to care for me following discharge?

When will I start seeing improvement in mobility following surgery?

When will I be fully recovered following hip or knee replacement?

Will I have to take medications after the surgery?

How long will the surgery take?

When will I be discharged from the hospital after the surgery?

Will I be able to swim following the surgery?

How can I improve my mobility following the surgery?

Will I be able to drive following the surgery?

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