When Same-Day Surgery is Right for You

The latest article added to the AAHKS patient education library covers same-day surgery. Patients can learn whether they may or may not be a good candidate, the advantages and what to expect before, during and after surgery. “For select patients total joint...

Care for Your Joint Replacement with Follow-Up Visits

“Many people are unaware that they should follow up with their surgeon as part of the long-term care for joint replacements,” according to a new article in the AAHKS patient education library. The article advises that regular, long-term follow-up care with their...

Total Joint Replacement: A Breakdown of Costs

Many people who have total joint replacement surgery say the surgery is life changing as they regain their independence, return to work and enjoy recreational activities again. A common misconception is that surgeons are paid most of the cost from surgery. The AAHKS...

Motivating Patients to Quit Smoking

The AAHKS Patient and Public Relations Committee has published an article for patients that addresses the importance of quitting smoking prior to surgery. The article explains the risk of complications patients may have while using tobacco products such as poor scar...
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