Orthopaedic surgery - What happens after surgery?

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Follow Up

Follow-up is crucial to detect and prevent complications before they develop. To ensure things are going well, we may request frequent follow up visits and x-rays to allow us to monitor progress.

Importantly (and unusually) the cost of this follow up (including check ups related to the surgery, x-rays, & hardware removal) has been included in your surgery cost.
Not included are additional medications and dressings not dispensed or used at time of the initial surgery.

Some cases are a lot more complex than others and will require closer monitoring and post–operative care. Complications can occur and second or third surgeries can be necessary. We can never assume that healing will always occur just because the initial surgery went well.