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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?

Age Is Not the Determining Factor in Joint Replacement Surgery

Two of the most common questions we receive at The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care are, “How old is too old to have joint replacement surgery?” and “How young is too young to have Joint replacement surgery?”

Sharing Informative Questions and Comments from Our Readers

At The Leone Center for Orthopedic care, my staff and I have created a number of online platforms to provide information and answer patient questions: via email at LeoneCenter@holy-cross.com, our comprehensive website, informational blog and video gallery, both on the website and on You Tube.

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.

Guest Blog: “My Experience with Hip Replacement Surgery,” by Danny More

At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, we treat and care for many patients who have developed problems associated with their prosthetic hips or knees. Recently, a number of specific prostheses, including a class of hip stems with modular necks, were recalled because they had been determined to cause significant problems in some individuals.

Dr. William Leone Recently Featured in April 2014 Issue of City & Shore Magazine

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Top Five "Need-to-Knows" about Hip Replacement Surgery

The latest statistics gathered by the Centers for Disease Control…

The Benefits of Partial vs. Total Knee Replacement

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One of the most frequent questions we are asked at the Leone…

Preventing Infection

Even with all of the modern advances in surgical techniques,…

Diagnosing an Arthritic Hip Joint

Osteoarthritis is one of the common causes of hip deterioration. …