Preparing for Surgery
Undergoing surgery can be a highly stressful time for patients and their loved ones. We do everything we can to make surgery as safe and as comfortable as possible.
Find out more about how to prepare for surgery and the Seamless MD patient navigator app at our Hospital here.
Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery – Additional Information
Below are some links to videos and online brochures specifically to help you prepare for joint replacement surgery. You may also talk with your advanced practice physiotherapist, your orthopaedic surgeon, or your primary care physician about any questions you may have.
Preparing for your surgery – Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
Increasing your physical activity post-knee or hip replacement – Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
Recovery after your hip replacement – Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
Videos on preparing for a knee or hip replacement – Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
YouTube video explaining hip and knee replacement – Doc Mike Evans (with Sunnybrook Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre)
Smoking cessation (quitting smoking) – Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation