Orthopaedic surgeon and AAOS spokesperson Jared R.H. Foran, MD, FAAOS, is available to speak about:
- When patients should consider joint replacement surgery;
- The process for undergoing total joint replacement surgery;
- Tips to help patients and caregivers get a home ready for post-surgery;
- What patients can do to improve recovery time.
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“Joint replacement can help relieve pain and enable you to live a fuller, more active life,” said Jared R.H. Foran, MD, FAAOS. “It is important to talk to your orthopaedic surgeon about how to prepare for joint replacement surgery and what the recovery period involves. Planning ahead for the of surgery and recovery will help ensure a more successful outcome.”
The AAOS offers information at OrthoInfo.org to help patients and families prepare for the physical, psychological and social aspects of joint replacement surgery.
[i] Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. HCUP Fast Stats Data Tools | AHRQ Data Tools. Accessed January 25, 2023. https://datatools.ahrq.gov/hcup-fast-stats