Do you have an upcoming joint replacement? Are you considering knee or hip surgery?
Learn more at the Phelps Health Orthopedics Joint Camp, which can help you get back to the activities you enjoy as quickly as possible.
The classes are held the second and fourth Thursdays of each month from 5:00-6:30 PM in the Shirley Day Conference Center at the Delbert Day Cancer Institute, 1060 West 10th Street, Rolla. Phelps Health care staff lead the classes.
With Joint Camp, you will get a comprehensive education detailing what to expect each step of the way for your joint replacement surgery, recovery and rehabilitation.
At the Phelps Health Joint Camp, you will learn about the following:
- Preparing for your surgery
- Getting the most out of your surgery
- Rehab therapy
During the class, you and your family will be provided with the resources you need to ensure your joint replacement surgery and rehabilitation are positive experiences. In addition, you will receive a booklet to take with you that will give you the knowledge, ability and confidence to properly care for your new joint.
The Phelps Health Orthopedics Group is made up of skilled providers, nurses and staff. All of our orthopedic surgeons have advanced training and experience in performing hip and knee replacements and utilize the most up-to-date treatments and technology available. For more information, call Phelps Health Orthopedics at (573) 364-5633 (KNEE).
The class was really good, because it really helped me know what to expect when I went in for surgery [and] about physical therapy,” she says. “The class was wonderful, [and I] highly recommend [it] for anybody ready to go through [a joint replacement].
-Lynn Richardson, hip replacement patient