Richard de Steiger

MBBS, PhD, Dip Biomech, FRACS, FAOrthA, Epworth Victor Smorgon Chair of Surgery, The University of Melbourne, Vic; Deputy Director, Australian Orthopaedic Association National Joint Replacement Registry, SA

Pre-operative optimisation for hip and knee arthroplasty: Minimise risk and maximise recovery

Pre-operative education and exercise, termed prehabilitation, has an important role in optimising patient outcomes following hip and knee arthroplasty.

Symptom management for patients awaiting joint replacement surgery

Many patients affected by the COVID-19-related temporary suspension of non-urgent elective surgery will present to their general practitioners for symptom management in the interim period.