Hip and knee joint replacements are helping people live active and pain-free lives. When an entire joint is damaged, a joint replacement is recommended. The hip or knee joint is replaced with an artificial part known as a ‘prostheses’ or ‘implant’.
It is important to consult with your Doctor, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist or other health professional and follow their recommendations post-operatively.
To assist with recovery, products such as daily living aids, seating supports, pillows and mobility aids can be purchased or hired in readiness for hospital discharge.