Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint replacement surgery is a major decision, and now that you’ve made the choice to have orthopedic surgery in Atlanta, it's our job to make sure everything goes smoothly. The team members of the Joint Solutions Center will work with you and your doctor to make sure you know exactly what to expect before, during, and after your hip or knee replacement.
Joint Replacement and Orthopedic Surgery Schedule
There are many things you can do to prepare yourself emotionally and physically for a successful orthopedic surgery experience. Using the following suggested timelines, we can help you put together all the pieces so you’ll have peace of mind going into and coming out of orthopedic surgery in Atlanta.
4-6 Weeks before Joint Replacement Surgery
Begin your pre-operative exercise program if prescribed by your doctor. Our Joint Care Manager will review these joint care exercises with you in detail during the Pre-Operative education class or you can follow the routines here. Only exercise to your comfort level.