Patient Resources

Tips for a Better Recovery

There are things that you can do to help support a better recovery after surgery.  You can eat foods to help your body heal, quit smoking, and control your blood sugar.  Moving more before surgery and walking within a few hours after surgery helps to prevent complications and improve your surgery results.  It is also important to create a safe and healthy environment for when you return home and take steps to prevent an infection.  These education resources are helpful tools to support your efforts to do just that.