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What To Expect

Preparing For Orthopedic Surgery

You, the patient, play a very important role in ensuring the success of your orthopedic surgery. Preparing for surgery by learning what you need to do to heal well will help increase the likelihood that you will be happy and satisfied with the outcome. The clinical staff at Torrance Memorial is here to support you throughout your entire journey, from pre-operative education to post-operative recovery and even after you have returned to your active lifestyle.


Before Your Surgery

Prepare for your surgery

» Why You Should Attend

Your Day of Surgery

Everything you need to know about your day of surgery

» Day of Surgery

Your Hospital Stay

Find out what to expect during your hospital stay after your orthopedic surgery

» Orthopedic Care Unit

Home and Recovery

We are here to help our patients return to their normal lives as quickly and safely as possible

» Get Back to Feeling Great


Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to the most common orthopedic surgery questions

» FAQs


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