Should You Go Home After a Hip or Knee Replacement?

When Karen Lootens Chantry had her arthritic right hip replaced five years ago, at 67, she heeded her surgeon’s advice to recuperate at a well-regarded rehabilitation center. But rehab didn’t go so smoothly, recalls the clinical psychologist, who is now 72 and still practicing. “They encouraged me to be too gung-ho” about rehab exercises, leaving…

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