Orthopaedic surgery is related to muscle and bone. Commonly performed procedures include ACL repair, arthroscopy, hip replacement, knee replacement, and shoulder replacement. Please note, procedures offered at each Interior Health hospital may vary; discuss with your physician for more information. Learn more about surgery in Interior Health.

Resources

Hip Replacement - Before, During & After

Hip Replacement - Before, During & After

Hip Replacement - FReSH Start Toolkit/Recovery Guide

Hip Replacement - FReSH Start Toolkit/Recovery Guide

Hip Replacement - Sex After Surgery

Hip Replacement - Sex After Surgery

Knee Replacement - Before, During & After

Knee Replacement - Before, During & After

Shoulder Replacement - After Your Surgery

Shoulder Replacement - After Your Surgery

Life After Lower Limb Amputation - A Patient Guide

Life After Lower Limb Amputation - A Patient Guide

Hip Replacement - Before, During & After

Hip Replacement - Before, During & After

Hip Replacement - FReSH Start Toolkit/Recovery Guide

Hip Replacement - FReSH Start Toolkit/Recovery Guide

Hip Replacement - Sex After Surgery

Hip Replacement - Sex After Surgery

Knee Replacement - Before, During & After

Knee Replacement - Before, During & After

Life After Lower Limb Amputation - A Patient Guide

Life After Lower Limb Amputation - A Patient Guide

Shoulder Replacement - After Your Surgery

Shoulder Replacement - After Your Surgery

Direct Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty

Direct Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there pre-service instructions for the patient?

Yes. You will be contacted by a pre-surgical nurse and an anesthesiologist prior to your surgery date.

Is a referral required?

Yes. Referral by physician or emergency department physician.

Is there a cost?

For residents of BC most procedures are covered under the Medical Services Plan (MSP). There may be additional charges for medical services in some cases.

Do I need a ride home?

Yes. You are considered legally impaired for 24 hours and can not operate a vehicle.

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