Do you have questions about your upcoming joint surgery, recovery or rehabilitation?
Join the Presence St. Joseph Medical Center Staff for a unique program that allows the patient to take some of the mystery out of hip and knee replacement surgery. Physical Therapy and Nursing will discuss what to expect with your hospital experience. You will have the opportunity to meet the staff, tour the Orthopedic-Surgical floor where you will recover, learn about the equipment that is used for rehabilitation and ask questions that are important to you. We have yet to invent painless surgery, however different ways to manage pain post operatively will also be discussed during our Joint Camp.
Based on past feedback from our patients and the improved recovery of Joint Camp graduates, everyone must attend before their surgeries. Patients who attend Joint Camp prior to a joint replacement surgery typically achieve better outcomes and quicker recoveries.
Joint Camp is offered on weekdays, evenings, and selected weekends. Pre-admission testing will work with you to find an opportunity to attend the Joint Camp that best meets your needs at a convenient time and date. For additional information, call the Joint Camp Hotline at 815.741.7656. Please leave your name, phone number and nature of your surgery. Your call will be returned within 48 hours.