Download Exercise Guides from AAHKS

To accompany the videos that demonstrate physical therapy exercises to do after hip and knee replacement surgery, the AAHKS Patient and Public Relations Committee has published printable guides. The exercises in the guides are represented with photos and step-by-step...

Knee Replacement Surgery: A Patient Journey

The newest educational video from AAHKS follows the journey of one patient as she anticipates knee replacement surgery. The video illustrates the sections of the knee and when joint disease indicates whether a patient may need a partial knee replacement or a total...

What is my hip replacement made of?

AAHKS Patient and Public Relations Chair, Brett R. Levine, MD, narrates the first in a series of videos for patients that provide clear explanation of topics in hip and knee replacement surgery. The video, “What is my hip replacement made of?” explains and shows the...

CAS 101 for Patients

This excerpt from a new article in the patient education library that covers the basics of computer assisted surgery: Historically, the majority of patients have been satisfied with their joint replacements using conventional methods. Technology is another tool that...

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...
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