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​​​​​​​​Your follow-up appointments

Before you leave the hospital we will talk about your 3 follow-up appointments:

Your first appointment

14 days after your operation. You are responsible for scheduling this appointment.

Your family doctor’s office.

What to Expect
Your doctor will remove your staples.

What to Bring
The staple remover that we provided before you were discharged from the hospital.

Your second appointment

About 6 weeks after the o​peration.

Hip and Knee Service
Toronto Western Hospital
East Wing - 1st Floor, Room 1F-835​
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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​What to Expect
You and your surgeon will follow up, to discuss your operation and recovery.

Your third appointment

7 – 14 days after your operation. You should have your appointment date time and confirmed UHN Altum Health location prior to leaving the hospital.

Your community UHN Altum Health clinic.

What to Expect
An initial assessment and subsequent rehabilitation treatment sessions conducted by UHN Altum Health interprofessional team (including physiotherapists, chiropractors, kinesiologists, physiotherapy and occupational therapy assistants).

What to Bring
Your hospital discharge summary, comfortable loose fitting clothes, water bottle, and a positive attitude and motivation to actively participate in your recovery!