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PREPARING FOR SURGERY

Preparing for Surgery

Knee1 is committed to helping you choose the best and safest options for treating your knee. To that end, we have developed this resource to provide the information you need to ensure your knee surgery goes as smoothly as possible.
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Single-Use Device Reprocessing: What You Should Know
Active Americans with aging joints preparing for orthopedic surgery need to make themselves aware of another procedure taking place in hospitals today: single-use instrument reprocessing. more...
  Knee1 Resources
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SARS Knee1 Research Center
Use our research center to clarify medical definitions and to supplement what you have already learned from your doctor about your condition and upcoming procedure.
SARS Knee1 Fitness Center
Our Fitness Center offers knee-friendly exercise tips for all stages of your knee condition, from injury to post-surgery.
 What You Need to Know About Your Surgery
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SARS Surgical Suite
Knee1's exclusive Surgical Suite provides a general guide for what to expect from any knee surgery.
SARS Tips from Dr. Dinesh Patel
The Chief of Arthroscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital offers helpful hints for finding a specialist and preparing for surgery.
  Knee Community
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Share Your Story With Other Users
Talking about your upcoming procedure with other Knee1 users who have been through the same thing may help alleviate some of your fears or frustrations regarding your knee problems. Knee offers several opportunities to do this:
  • Knee1 Forums
  • Knee1 Blogs
  •  Finding a Specialist
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    Find an Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Finding a good orthopaedic surgeon can be difficult. Knee1 offers these resources for you to use to find the leading orthopaedic surgeons in the United States:
  • Things to Remember When Choosing a Doctor
  • 9 Steps to Choosing a Good Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Find a Physician

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