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Total Joint Program

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Your recovery from joint replacement surgery should start before the operation even takes place. Having a joint replacement is an important decision and can dramatically decrease joint pain and improve your quality of life. However, there are a lot of uncertainties when going into surgery — largely about what happens immediately after your surgery takes place.

Pre-operative physical therapy allows you to meet your rehabilitation team and learn the essentials to ensuring a great recovery after your surgery. Research has shown that attending as little as one pre-operative physical therapy session can help reduce the amount of post-surgical care and lead to faster and more efficient recoveries.


Here are a few benefits of our Total Joint Replacement Program:

  • Meet your physical therapy team and tour the facility
  • Learn important home exercises to get a head-start on your recovery
  • Learn and practice using a walker and cane, if necessary (it’s easier to learn prior to surgery than it is afterward)
  • Assess and identify any balance impairments
  • Improve balance to enhance safety and avoid hospital readmission
  • Ready yourself to go home from the hospital rather than to a separate facility
  • Get your questions answered about post-operative rehabilitation
  • Plan your post-operative goals with our physical therapist for faster, more efficient rehabilitation

Terms & Conditions

By participating in this quiz, or screening or health assessment, I recognize and accept all risks associated with it. I understand that the program will only screen for certain risk factors and does not constitute a complete physical exam. For the diagnosis of a medical problem, I must see a physician for a complete medical exam. I release Deborah Heart and Lung Center and any other organization(s) involved in this screening, and their employees and agents, from all liabilities, medical claims or expenses which may arise from my participation. Thank you for investing in your health by participating today.