>   Before treatment
>   If I do need surgery, what happens after the first appointment?
>   If I do need surgery, what can I do to prepare before coming into hospital? 
>   If I need a  joint replacement what kind of joint replacement will be used?
>   On the day of surgery
>   How long will my operation take?
>   What will it feel like after the operation?
>   How long will I be in hospital?
>   What medication will I need to take after I go home?
>   How long do joint replacements last?
>   Recovery time
>   When can I drive again after surgery?
>   When can I return to work after surgery?
>   What do I do if I have a problem after surgery?

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