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Preparing for Total Hip and Knee Replacement at Alamance Regional

This program is for patients and caregivers preparing for knee or hip replacement surgery at Alamance Regional Medical Center.

The program is designed to help patients make a smooth transition from hospital to home by explaining how to prepare for surgery, expectations for physical activity after surgery, types of equipment that may be needed, pain management and talking points for insurance.

Please watch these videos in order to better understand physical activity and discharge planning needed for a successful joint replacement experience.

Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy

Transitions of Care

Wellness Matters

  • How Can Addressing COVID-19 Health Risks Improve Joint Health?

    According to John L. Graves, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Greensboro and member of the Cone Health Medical and Dental Staff, actively reducing COVID-19 risks like obesity with diet, exercise and lifestyle changes have many upsides. People can improve the health of their bones, tendons, ligaments and joints, reduce chances of surgical complications and improve overall health.
    September 29, 2020
  • What to Do If You Have Osteoarthritis

    What to Do if You Have Osteoarthritis

    According to Joshua Landau, MD, a Greensboro orthopedic surgeon and member of the Cone Health Medical and Dental staff, while there is no cure for osteoarthritis, symptoms can be managed.
    September 18, 2020
  • Returning to Sports After Knee Surgery

    Returning to Sports After Knee Surgery

    While the time it can take to return to sports after knee surgery varies, it is important to follow doctor’s orders, according to Stephen Lucey, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Greensboro and member of the Cone Health Medical and Dental Staff.
    September 14, 2020