Post-Operative Instructions //

Instructions //

Pre-Operative Planning

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Preoperative Visit

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Preoperative Clearance by Primary Care Provider (If Required):

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The Day of Your Surgery:

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Instructions //

Do I need to Quit Smoking Prior to Surgery?

When Can I bathe/shower or get my incision wet?

Why do I have to take a blood thinner and for how long?

What are the signs of a blood clot and what do I do if I suspect one?

What are signs of an infection and what do I do if I suspect one?

What if I need a refill on medication?

May I take anti-inflammatory medications after the surgery?

How much weight can I bear on my leg after surgery?

How do I obtain braces/crutches and for how long am I supposed to wear my brace/knee immobilizer?

How too do I start physical therapy?

Do I need a prescription for physical therapy?


 

When is my first post-operative visit with the team?

What is the expected timeline for post-op office visits?

How do I get FMLA/Disability paperwork completed?

 

What is your phone policy?

How can I reduce swelling after the surgery?

How long do I have to wear the TED hose (surgical stockings)?



How Often do I use the Game Ready ice machine?

When do I have my sutures removed?

 

  To Schedule An Appointment

                                                                                                   Call (989) 418-3777

2600 Three Leaves Drive, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858

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