When you have knee or hip pain, it affects your whole life—it may be hard to sleep, work, exercise, enjoy your family life and more. Of course, you want answers. You want to know what’s causing the pain, how it can be treated, both non-surgically and, if necessary, surgically. Seeing a doctor is your first step in becoming pain-free and being able to return to your normal, everyday activities. Coral Gables Hospital, the first in Miami-Dade County to achieve designation by The Joint Commission for both hip and knee replacement, offers tips to help you prepare to discuss your pain with your doctor.