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Same Day Discharge After Joint Replacement

Same Day Joint Replacement Surgery Offers Many Benefits With Decreased Risk

 

The doctors in our practice are excited to offer minimally invasive outpatient hip and knee replacement. That means having surgery in the morning and recovering in the comfort of your home in the afternoon. 

Richard 4 hours after knee replacement

Richard at 6 weeks after knee replacement

In the past, joint replacement patients typically would spend three to four days in the hospital or even longer. But thanks to advances in joint replacement, anesthesia and pain management, patients can go home the same day of surgery. Now a patient’s rehabilitation begins within hours after surgery.

There are many benefits to same day discharge after joint replacement

  • Rapid Recovery and Less Pain

  • Recovering in the Comfort of Your Own Home

  • Sleep in your own bed that night

  • Better outcomes as a result of your early mobility

  • Lower risk of hospital aquired infections

Patient Success Stories

Sue hours after knee replacement

Sue 6 weeks after knee replacement

Kerry had his knee replacement and went home the same day. Here he is 6 weeks later. No cane and no pain.