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Q:Will you be less active after joint replacement surgery?
A:No. Many people who have had a hip or knee joint replaced find that they are able to resume much of the active lifestyle they enjoyed prior to the surgery. Activities like walking, biking, hiking, traveling and gardening can be enjoyed again when the pain is gone. In general, most patients are advised to avoid running, jumping, or impact sports after surgery. It is hoped that these recommendations will make your joint replacement last longer.
Why Should I Choose South Nassau for my surgery?
If you decide to undergo hip or knee replacement, you can rest assured that you’ll have an exceptional care experience at South Nassau. We’re the only hospital on Long Island to be recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery and we’ve also received a five-star rating for total hip and knee replacement. To register for a FREE Total Joint Replacement class, click here.
For more information about South Nassau’s orthopedics and joint replacement program, click here.