Butternut to Bionic: A Resource Guide for Hip Replacement Surgery

Tiffany Anderson, LMT, RMT, BS, CHES

If you or a loved one are facing hip replacement surgery, you may feel overwhelmed, unsure of what to expect, and have plenty of questions. Receiving artificial joints is a life-changing procedure. Butternut to Bionic is author Tiffany Anderson’s personal experience of recovery from serious illness leading to dual hip replacement. Drawing on her 20 years of professional experience in the field of health, she has written this book from the patient’s perspective and shares guidance, support, and encouragement—preparing you to face the challenge of hip replacement surgery.


Step by step, the author helps you understand your medical team, better prepare for surgery, and improve and accelerate your recovery time. Personal anecdotes, candid observations, and private details add to the unique approach of this guide that hip replacement recipients will find reassuring and beneficial. Each chapter offers a variety of resources, suggestions, and checklists to help you achieve a successful outcome and return to a high quality of life. Hip replacement recipients, family members, caregivers, and healthcare providers will find this book intriguing, insightful, and useful.