Our Bone and Joint program is a full team approach beginning at your surgeon’s office when your hip or knee replacement surgery is scheduled. Each patient receives a Bone and Joint Camp handbook which includes next steps, what to expect prior to the procedure and during the hospital visit, and best practices and instructions for care upon returning home from the procedure. Your handbook covers everything from pre and post-procedure exercises, items you will need in the hospital setting and at home, and instructions for caregivers.
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We have a comprehensive joint replacement program designed to keep our hip or knee replacement patients fully informed of the process before, during and after hospitalization. Our orthopedic surgeons offer robotic assisted knee replacement surgeries as well as the less invasive anterior approach to hip replacements.
If you have been suffering from joint pain, a joint replacement could be the next step to returning to your independent, active, pain-free lifestyle! At the National Park Medical Center Bone and Joint Institute, we want to be a part of helping you to regain the life that you love. We believe that optimal surgery results begin with education and good communication.
Bone and Joint Institute Orientation is held each Wednesday morning beginning at 10:00 am. Your physician will schedule your date to attend, typically the week prior to your surgery. Each patient and their primary post-surgery caregiver should attend this informative and interactive classroom style group orientation taught by an interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals including staff from anesthesia, surgery, bone and joint nursing, infection prevention, dietary, pharmacy and physical therapy. The Bone and Joint Institute Orientation sets clear expectations so that each patient (and primary caregiver) is comfortable with what to expect from pre-admission to discharge to post-surgical therapy, and to equip each patient for optimal outcomes. Following the orientation, Bone and Joint program participants are escorted to their pre-admission appointment for pre-surgery lab and imaging procedures.
After your procedure, you will be cared for by our specialized orthopedic nursing team on our Bone and Joint unit. Located on the first floor of the hospital, this specially designed unit is specifically for our bone and joint patients for increased staff efficiencies and optimal patient outcomes.