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Knee & Hip Surgery Checklist Tag: cushions & pillows

A-P X-ray of a complete hip replacement. Photo credit the American National Institutes of Health on Wikimedia.

Hip replacement and knee replacement surgery are some of the most common surgeries performed in Canada. While recovery times vary for everyone, the majority of patients take from 6 to 8 weeks to recover fully.

During that time period, you'll need a few things to help keep you mobile, safe, and supported. We've put together a list of some of the most common equipment needed by those recovering from hip and knee surgeries. For the most part, both kinds of surgeries require the same items, with only a few exceptions.

The Different Kinds of Posture Pillows Tag: cushions & pillows

Body Positioning Wedges

Did you know that Island Mediquip carries a variety of posture pillows? We want to make sure that you're as comfortable as you can be — whether you're looking for a good night's rest, have problems with snoring or sleep apnea, or have lower back problems, we have something that can help!