Rapid Recovery Hip
Replacement Programme


Having a hip replacement

What is a hip replacement and why is it necessary?
Rapid Recovery Program
Staying healthy before your operation
Pre-assessment clinic
Hip school
Admission day
Day of surgery
Discharge and onward care

Early exercises

Ankle pumps and rotations
Abduction exercises in lying
Abduction exercises in standing
Hip flexion in lying
Hip flexion in standing
Buttock contractions and bridging
Hip extension in standing

Late exercises

Buttock contractions and bridging
Prone lying hip extension
Side lying hip abduction
Side lying hip rotation
Side step ups
Prone hip extension / knee flexion 


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