If you have questions about orthopedic surgery, we have answers. Simply e-mail us through our Contact Us Form (be sure to select "Orthopedic Surgery" underneath the Comment section).
If you scheduled your hip or knee replacement surgery at the Marjorie G. Ernest Joint Replacement Center of Excellence at Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell, we invite you to sign up for one of our preparation courses led by our orthopedic-trained Magnet nurses.
“Miracles do happen and this one happened at Capital Health.”
You will not be as active the first few weeks after surgery which increases your risk for blood clots. Your doctor may prescribe a medication (known generically as an anticoagulant) to prevent you from developing blood clots.
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