Getting dressed

Green ReacherYour therapists will give you specific instructions about how to get dressed safely after knee or hip replacement surgery. Here are some general tips:

  • Keep your knee or hip precautions in mind at all times.
  • Choose clothes that are easy to slip off and on.
  • Dress in a sitting position if necessary.

Use a Long-handled reacher to help you reach and position clothes so you don’t have to bend.