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Prepare your home for recovery

Prior to surgery it is recommended that you make the following preparations:

  • Remove cords that are on the ground at your home
  • Remove throw rugs and any other items that could cause trips or falls
  • Place night-lights in your bedroom and bathroom
  • Arrange for a shower chair and a hand-held shower head 
  • Consider putting safety bars beside your toilet or in the shower
  • Fill your prescription for a walker or crutches prior to surgery
man in bathroom with walker, grab bars and shower chair available