Helping to give Canadians new life through mobility
Free, reliable, surgeon-approved resources to help patients throughout their orthopaedic care journey.
Hip & Knee Pre-surgery Patient Booklet: Guides pre-surgery hip and knee patients through the care path, advises questions to ask, offers a progress diary, and more.
Hip & Knee Post-surgery Patient Booklet: Encourages a return to mobility, offers helpful resources, exercises with images, a progress diary, and more.
Foot & Ankle Patient Booklet: Guides patients through the care path, identifies common questions and offers a progress diary.
Hip Fracture Patient Booklet: Helps hip fracture patients maximize their surgical outcomes and return to mobility. Suitable for patients and caregivers, provides information from a patient’s perspective.
Hip Replacement Patient Booklet: Provides information from a patient’s perspective, who is also a physician. Encourages improved fitness levels prior to surgery, identifies what to expect in the early post-operative period and reinforces rehab.
The Hip Replacement booklet is also available in print format. To order in any quantity, send an email to email@example.com.
Shoulder Surgery Booklet: Guides shoulder patients through the care path, answers common questions and offers a progress diary.
Returning to Sexual Activity following Joint Replacement Surgery
Credit to OASIS (OsteoArthritis Service Integration System) – part of Vancouver Coastal Health (Vancouver, BC)
Ideal for parents of children with clubfoot and its treatment using the Ponseti Method of correction.
Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Patient Educational Videos
Ideal for display in waiting rooms, clinics and posting to hospital websites.
Hip and Knee Video by Dr. Mike Evans
A “visual whiteboard lecture” on how to prepare for hip & knee replacement. This video was made possible by funds raised at Sunnybrook Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre through Hip Hip Hooray!
Other Patient Resources
Ortho Connect Peer Support Service
Phone-based service for orthopaedic patients that provides real-world insight from real-world patients.
Stopping Smoking Before Surgery
Smoking Cessation Brochure: Program to support healthcare professionals in providing smoking cessation resources to patients.
The smoking cessation brochure is also available in print format. To order in any quantity, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electronic newsletter dedicated to bone and joint health.