Keeping our hospitals clean, preventing the spread of infection and putting patient safety first are nothing new to UMass Memorial. But under the new normal, you may be fearful about going to the doctor or hospital. Trust that we will keep you safe.
Your knees ache. It’s hard to climb the stairs or exercise. The pain in your hip seems to be getting worse. If your doctor says you’re a candidate for joint surgery, you probably have many questions that will determine your decision. Joint replacement surgery is a big decision, one that impacts both you and your caregivers. Your doctor can answer some, but others are more personal. Ask yourself these 10 questions to see if you are ready.