American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

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What Patients are Reading: Intimacy after TJA

U.S. News & World Report published an article this week on resuming sexual activity after total joint replacement surgery. Surgeons (AAHKS members) interviewed for the article talk about timing, restrictions based on hip approaches and how the subject is difficult for patients to broach with their surgeons. “Recovery is a process, from surgical wound site healing in the initial weeks, to longer-term tissue healing that can take upwards of a year and bone naturally knitting to the artificial joint, as well as physical rehab post-surgery,” the article advises. Full story.


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