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Joint Replacement Video Series

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Getting Prepared for Your Hip or Knee Joint Replacement

The following video series will help you prepare for your joint replacement procedure at UPMC.


Joint Effort: Total Joint Replacement Surgery

Your Checklist to Prepare

Remember to prepare these things before your Total Joint Replacement.

Purpose of the Total Joint Education Class

Why do we offer this educational video series?

Preoperative Testing and Things to Consider Before Your Surgery

What will you need to do before your surgery?

Things to Consider Before Surgery

Preparing Your Home and Shaping Up for Surgery Exercises.

Day of Surgery

Learn what to expect on the day of your surgery.

Care After Your Surgery

Learn what to expect immediately after your surgery is complete.

Physical Therapy after Surgery

Learn more about the physical therapy used after joint replacement.

Discharge Planning

Things to know when you are discharged from the hospital after your surgery.

Special Thank You

Thank you to the Shadyside Foundation for providing the grant to create these educational programs.