Orthopedics Patient Info

Below are general guidelines for rehabilitation after common orthopedic procedures. However, your specific instructions/restrictions might differ from the below. Our protocols are also updated as new data or technology becomes available for use in our practice.

Total Knee Replacement

  • Total Knee Post-op Instructions
  • Total Knee Post-op Rehabilitation Protocol

Total Hip Replacement

  • Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Arthroplasty Rehab Protocol
  • Revision Total Hip, Anterolateral Approach


  • Ankle/Foot Fracture
  • Finger/Hand Fracture
  • Distal Radius (Wrist) Fracture
  • Hip Fracture Post-op Instructions
  • Hip Fracture Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Distal Humerus (Elbow) Fracture Post-op Instructions

Shoulder – Sports

  • Pectoralis Major Repair Rehabilitation Protocol
  • LHB Tenodesis Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Bankart, Multidirectional Instability Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Bankart Shoulder Instability Post-op Instructions
  • Rotator Cuff Post-operative Instructions
  • Rotator Cuff Repair Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Subacromial, AC Decompression (Shoulder Scope) Post-op Instructions
  • SLAP Repair Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Shoulder Manipulation Arthroscopy Post-op Instructions

Ankle – Sports

  • Achilles Tendon Repair Post-op Instructions
  • Achilles Tendon Repair Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Foot Tendon Repair Post-op Instructions
  • Foreign Body Removal From Foot Post-op Instructions

Knee – Sports

  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Reconstruction Post-op Instructions
  • ACL Replacement Post-op Instructions
  • ACL Replacement Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Knee Arthroscopy, Microfracture
  • Microfracture (knee cartilage) Rehabilitation Protocol
  • Knee Arthroscopy, Menisectomy
  • Knee Arthroscopy, Routine
  • Knee Stiffness Surgery Post-op Instructions
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty Post-op Instructions

Nerve and Soft Tissue Procedures

  • Distal Biceps Tendon Repair Post-op Instructions
  • Carpal Tunnel Surgery
  • Ulnar Nerve Release, Transposition Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Release Post-op Instructions
  • Upper Extremity Mass Excision Post-op Instructions

Resources on Other Websites

  • Visit the State Board of Workers’ Compensation
  • Workers’ Compensation Employer’s Information