Pre-Operative Class for Orthopedic Surgery

Before your knee or hip surgery, you will be asked to attend a pre-operative class. This class with outline how to prepare for surgery, pre-operative exercises, precautions, how to manage your pain, and other issues that may arise during your joint replacement journey.

You should attend the class one month to two weeks before your surgery. Please note, you will be contacted to register for it after your surgeon schedules your surgery with the hospital.

If you have questions about the class, please contact our orthopedic clinical adviser at (716) 447-6747.

Download the Patient Guide

Need a reminder of what you've learned in class? Click here to download our patient education guide.

This guide gives you important information about what will happen during your hospital stay and also helps you prepare for the post-surgical recovery period.