Post-Op Instructions

Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Below you will find links to download the rehabilitation protocols for various procedures commonly performed by Dr Laura Matsen Ko and Dr Kevin Ko. Please keep in mind that these protocols have been developed specifically for their own patients based upon their experience and training. Different physicians may have different time lines and preferences.


Hip Replacement (Anterior)

Hip Replacement (Posterior)

Trochanteric Bursitis


Knee Replacement


Total Shoulder Replacement

Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

Rotator Cuff Repair (Regular)

Rotator Cuff Repair (Massive)

Bankart Repair

Posterior Labral Repair

SLAP Repair

Multidirectional Instability Repair

Capsular Release

Distal Clavicle Excision

Subacromial Decompression

AC Joint Reconstruction


Total Elbow Replacement

Distal Biceps Repair

Triceps Tendon Repair

Arthroscopic Elbow Debridement

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