Total Joint Replacement Surgery
Living with a worn or injured hip or knee can be painful and limiting. For those people with an impaired quality of life, joint replacement surgery may be the best treatment. The benefits of joint replacement usually include:
- Elimination or reduction of pain
- Greater mobility
- Ability to comfortably perform daily tasks
New York Methodist has a UnitedHealth Premium® Specialty Center Designation for total joint replacement. Our surgeons specialize in all areas of orthopedic surgery and work with a highly-qualified team of rehabiliaton experts, nurses, counselors, and staff to ensure the best care.
In addition, your team of health professionals includes presurgical testing personnel, case managers, and social workers to help prepare for what to expect before, during, and after surgery. With their help, you'll work through insurance issues and prepare for surgery as well as a safe return home.
To learn more about what to expect before, during, and after surgery, watch the videos below.
Understand your options for rehabilitation after surgery.
Total Joint Replacement Patient Education Video:
What to Expect Before, During, and After Surgery