Text Size A A A
Your _Hip _Replacement

Thank you for visiting our pre-operative video education series. Your team at New England Baptist Hospital is ready to guide you through the treatment and recovery process. You are the center of that team. By taking an active role in your care, you can have a more satisfying patient experience and achieve better results.

This video series will prepare you for your hip replacement. We’ll give you a glimpse of the process ahead, and provide you with important details to make your surgical experience as comfortable as possible. From pre-screening and preparation, through your surgery day, hospital stay, and recovery, we want you, and those around you, to feel confident in the process and be prepared for what lies ahead.

Preparing for Your Surgery: A To-Do List

Smoking and Surgery: Recommendations to reduce complications

How to Shower with Chlorhexidine

Nutrition Recommendations for Before and After Surgery

Physical Therapy Exercises

What to Bring to Your Appointment

Your Pre-Admission Screening Visit

Local Accommodations

What to Bring to the Hospital

Managing Your Pain

Preventing Falls

Airport Traveling

Caring for Your Surgical Incision

Preparing Your Home

Safe Disposal of Your Prescription Medication

When to Call Your Surgeon