Surgery and arthritis

Taking the decision to have any kind of surgery is no small matter. If you have arthritis, you may be considering surgery because the pain and mobility problems you experience are seriously affecting your independence and quality of life.

In this booklet we cover topics such as:

  • different types of surgery 
  • making the decision to have surgery or not
  • alternatives to surgery
  • the risks invloved in having surgery
  • questions to ask your surgeon
  • preparing for surgery
  • recovering after surgery
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