When should I have my hip or knee replaced? When you’re surviving but not thriving.

Like almost everything in life, this decision is seldom black…

When is it time to have my knee or hip replaced?

Deciding to finally “give in” and undergo hip or knee replacement…

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.

Dr. Leone Named 2018 Top Orthopedic Surgeon by Castle Connolly Medical

William A. Leone, M.D., F.A.C.S., head of The Leone Center for Orthopedic Care at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, was named a 2018 Top Orthopedic Surgeon by Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd., a national healthcare research firm that identifies top physicians and best practices in the American medical profession. This is the ninth consecutive year that Dr. Leone has received this coveted designation.

How We Manage Your Pain After Surgery

At the Leone Center for Orthopedic Care, Dr. Leone and his team are committed to giving you both the best result and the best experience. One of the major reasons our patients recover so much faster and return to full activities so much sooner than even several years ago is our comprehensive approach to preventing and preempting pain. Our goal is to “stay ahead of the pain curve”. This begins in the pre-operative holding area prior to your surgery ever starting.