Orthopedic surgery is concerned with conditions associated to the musculoskeletal
system. Some of the more well-known procedures are total knee replacement, partial
knee replacement, total hip replacement, total shoulder replacement, hip resurfacing,
anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, arthroscopy, meniscal repair, and
The number of patients traveling for orthopedic procedures has increased dramatically
over the past several years due to an increasingly older population in many developed
nations and the significant cost savings available.
If you are coming to Jordan for an orthopedic procedure, you will need to spend
between seven and twenty-one days in the area, depending on the type of procedure.
Details of your itinerary will depend on your hospital’s particular protocols,
but in general, you will start with your preoperative exams on the day after your
arrival, have surgery on the following day, then get discharged from the hospital
a day or two later. You will then need seven to fourteen days to recuperate and
undergo rehabilitation therapy before traveling home.