Posterior Total Hip Precautions

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while sitting.
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Keep knees shoulder-width apart.

Do not cross your legs.

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Keep toes pointed straight ahead.

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Do not twist or pivot while walking.

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Do use equipment when reaching.

Get Started

Once your surgery is scheduled, we'll contact you about Joints Matter. If you have any questions, talk with your doctor or call Silver Cross Hospital at (815) 300-7076 & press 2 to schedule an outpatient test.

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.