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After hip or knee replacement when can I shower, drive, return to work, and have sex?

I decided to write this short blog on four common questions, topics I’m routinely asked about after someone has a hip or knee surgery. When is it ok to shower and get the incision wet, when it’s safe to drive, when should they plan on returning to work and the what factors drive that timing, and finally when it’s safe to resume sexual activities?

Dr. William Leone to Discuss Hip and Knee Replacements During Ortho Hour on January 23, 2019

Dr. William Leone to Discuss Hip and Knee Replacements: Latest Techniques and Care for Improved Results During Ortho Hour on January 23, 2019. This event is free and open to the public.

Thrive Magazine "For Hip & Knee Surgery, Smart Pain Management Can Vastly Improve Results" Fall, 2018

Dr. William A. Leone has earned a reputation for outstanding surgical outcomes and patient care, treating complex hip and knee problems.

The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, a ‘Destination Practice’

In 2009, Dr. William A. Leone, head of The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, made a compassionate and well thought-out decision, transforming the business model for his orthopedic practice.

G.E. Selects Holy Cross Hospital and The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care as a National Center of Excellence for Hip and Knee Replacement

General Electric/GE (NYSE: GE), one of the nation’s largest employers, has designated Holy Cross Hospital and The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care as a National Center of Excellence (COE) for hip and knee replacement surgery.

Steps You Can Take to Ensure the Best Result and Best Experience when Having a Hip or Knee Replacement

In a previous blog, “Why Joint Replacement Patients Are Getting Well so much Faster Today,” I described the reasons why patients are getting well so much faster today than even just a few years ago. This partially is due to new and improved surgical techniques and prosthetics, as well as better pain management and prevention strategies.

Joint Replacement Surgery Q&A

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In the third and final blog of my Q&A series, here are the most common questions I’m asked about joint replacement surgery, many focusing specifically on the knee.

Treat the Patient, Not the X-rays or Scans

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In this article I will discuss the patient who has significant disability from a hip or knee, but whose workup either is not definitive or doesn’t appear “severe enough” to warrant joint replacement.

Medicare Study Ranks Holy Cross Hospital One of the Top Hospitals for Hip & Knee Replacement Surgeries

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted a study to identify the nation’s top hospitals for hip and knee replacement surgery.