What can you do/not do after a total joint replacement?
After a total joint replacement, you will expect to return to your normal life, without the pain. This takes time, and being active through this healing process is of utmost importance for a successful outcome.
During the immediate postoperative period, you will be able to do most of the activities of daily living, but you have to take care and avoid the activities that exert excessive stress on your newly replaced joint. Generally, the following precautions need to be taken while you stay active.