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Patient Education

The following is a list of resources our patients find helpful before, during, and after their surgical procedure.

Guidebook to Hip and Knee Total Joint Replacement

 This guide provides general information on the joint replacement process.
View the Guidebook to Hip and Knee Total Joint Replacement

Pre-Operative Class

This class will help patients prepare for surgery and plan for a smooth recovery. We encourage family members and caregivers to attend too.
Learn more about the Pre-Operative Class

Rehabilitation Exercises

It is important to be familiar with the exercises that you will do after surgery to speed your recovery. Your doctor will let you know if you should omit any exercise.
Exercises for Hips        Exercises for Knees

In addition to the above PDF documents you can print and use as a ready reference, our physical therapy team demonstrates the post-operative exercises in the videos below. Remember to only do those that are recommended by your surgeon or Highland physical therapist.