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Because you have planned early for your surgery, you should feel better prepared about your recovery needs.

Please make sure you remember to follow the instructions from your surgical care team to help your recovery. 

If applicable:

How to use Crutches

This video will teach you how to adjust the crutches to the proper height, as well as how to use the crutches safely while walking, sitting and climbing stairs.

My Recover After Surgery

Partial Weightbearing (PWB)

Non Weightbearing (NWB)


Last updated on: June 2nd, 2021