Joint Replacement Center Patient Videos - CHI Health, Nebraska (NE) - Southwest Iowa (IA)

Joint Replacement Center Patient Videos

Joint Replacement Center Educational Videos

These videos are intended to help prepare you for knee replacement surgery and are not intended to take the place of the class. You will benefit greatly and have a better surgical outcome by attending the class.

Knee Videos

   

Chapter 1
Chapter 1 
How to Use Your Book

  • Introduction
  • The Notebook
  • Don't forget to complete your home evauation form.

Chapter 2
Chapter 2 
The Team

  • While you are on the Joint Replacement Unit
  • Sleep
  • Get dressed
  • Group Therapy
  • Clothing/shoe Choices

Chapter 3
Chapter 3
Knee Replacement

  • Anatomy and physiology of the knee
  • How the surgery is performed

Chapter 4
Chapter 4
Before Surgery

  • Preparing your home
  • Climbing stairs using a cane, crutches, or walker
  • Entering and exiting a vehicle
  • Bathing
  • Preparing your skin for surgery
  • Medications
  • On the day of surgery
(No Chapter 5)

Chapter 6
Chapter 6
Anesthesia

  • Length of the procedure & recovery
  • Anesthesia

Chapter 7
Chapter 7
After Surgery

  • Oxygen monitoring, IVs, etc.
  • Physical Therapy
  • Assistance
  • Medications
  • Pain management
  • Preventing blood clots
  • Preventing nausea and constipation
  • Washing and dressing

Chapter 8
Chapter 8
Discharge Instructions

  • Prescriptions
  • Travel
  • Bruising & swelling

Chapter 9
Chapter 9
Exercises

  • Pre-operative exercises
  • Quadriceps
  • Short Arc Quad
  • Hip Abduction
  • Heel Slide
  • Adductor Squeeze
  • Long Arch Quad
  • Stretch
  • Sitting Hamstring Stretch
  • Supine Heel Prop
  • Arm Exercises

View Entire Knee Video Series
View Entire Knee Video Series