Surgery, hospital stay and beyond

What to consider about visitors

The first few days after your surgery are filled with a lot of activity as you learn how to use your new hip. 

Your health care team will balance this activity with rest periods.

Support from your care circle is also essential to your recovery and should be balanced with your rest needs.

Source: Allina Health's Patient Education Department, Hip Replacement, fifth edition, ortho-ah-90139
First Published: 10/01/2000
Last Reviewed: 05/26/2017