How an Anxiety Expert Prepared for Knee Replacement Surgery

How an Anxiety Expert Prepared for Knee Replacement Surgery


Recently, we spoke with Mani, a hypnotherapist and author. Mani has written an award-winning memoir as well as a book entitled “Journey from Anxiety to Freedom”. Mani describes this book as a “self-revelation” and “how-to-guide” for overcoming anxiety. Anyone who has faced the unknown of surgery knows that the journey

How to Run a Successful Preoperative Class

How to Run a Successful Preoperative Class


Patients only retain 5% of the material covered in video or slideshow lectures If you think about the way your pre-op class is run, chances are it looks something like this: bring in a group of patients, provide light refreshments and hit “play” on a DVD or talk through dense

Trouble Sleeping After a Joint Replacement? Here's What to Do.

Trouble Sleeping After a Joint Replacement? Here's What to Do.


Ripping the blankets off. Pulling the blankets up. Fluffing your pillow. Throwing a pillow to the ground. Tossing and turning. Groaning and moaning. Few things are more frustrating than lying awake at night unable to sleep. Pair sleeplessness alongside total exhaustion and uncontrolled pain, and you’ve got a recipe

Lower Patient Cancellation Rates for Elective Surgery

Lower Patient Cancellation Rates for Elective Surgery


For surgeons and healthcare administrators, surgery cancellations are synonymous with wasted time and money. If uncontrolled, day of surgery cancellation rates can have significant consequences on profitability, clinical flow, clinical efficiency, patient wait times, patient experience, patient health and more. Despite surgery cancellations hindering the success of providers and the

Different Types of Hip Replacement Implants

Different Types of Hip Replacement Implants


Ultimately, the hip replacement implant you end up with is selected by your surgeon depending on fit, your arthritic damage, activity level, weight, age, and other lifestyle factors. In saying this, like most things in life, the more you know, the better you can do. Knowing about the different manufacturers,

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