Coming into hospital can be a daunting experience for any individual.  

The Trauma and Orthopaedic Department have created a video for all patients that are coming in for an elective joint replacement at Darent Valley Hospital.

The video below explains in detail the journey that you will generally progress when having a total knee replacement.  They explain the role of the Enhanced Recovery Programme and the vital part that you need to play following your operation.

It is extremely important you understand what is required of you following your surgery; the quicker we can get you up the quicker you can be discharged and recover at home.