What do I need to do at home to prepare for discharge?

You will receive detailed instructions from Dr. Thomajan and the anesthesiologist before you are discharged from the hospital.

These may include:

- Moving wires and cords to prevent tripping

- Removing small throw rugs

- Selecting a stool or chair for elevation of the ankle

- Taking precautions in your shower or bath to prevent slipping

- Adjusting the heigt of chairs and furniture

- Asking for assistance with transportation