March 1996 AAOS Report

Booklet on total hip replacement

Total Hip Replacement, a new Academy clinical patient education booklet, is now available. The 18-page booklet is designed to answer most questions of a patient from how a hip joint works and the causes of hip pain, to what to expect from hip replacement surgery and what exercises and activities will help restore mobility and strength. The booklet has 25 colorful illustrations and a handy tear-out Exercise and Activity Guide. The booklet is priced at $2.50 each for 10 to 99 copies, $2.25 each for 100 to 249 copies, and $2 each for 250 or more copies. The minimum order is 10 copies. To order, contact the Academy's customer service department, (800) 626-6726.

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