“Is Knee or Hip Replacement in Your Future?”

By Saint Anne's Hospital | Oct 20, 2017

Fall River, MA – Do you have questions about what you can expect before, during, and after knee or hip surgery?

Get your questions answered from members of Saint Anne’s Hospital’s Center of Orthopedic Excellence team at a special roundtable program on Wednesday, November 1, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at White’s of Westport.

During this interactive program, you will:

  • Talk to the program’s director, orthopedic nurse navigator, physical and occupational therapists, and home care specialists.
  • Learn about what you can expect before, during, and after joint replacement, including Saint Anne’s award-winning rapid rehabilitation model that allows most patients to walk comfortably the day of surgery and can lead to a faster recovery and physical therapy at home instead of a lengthy stay at a rehabilitation facility.
  • Meet meet real patients who will share their experiences with joint replacement, including total knee replacement and total hip replacement and partial knee replacement utilizing advanced robotic arm-assisted MAKO technology.

This program is free of charge, and light refreshments will be provided. Advance reservations are encouraged. To reserve your seat, please call 508-689-3944.

Saint Anne’s Hospital Center for Orthopedic Excellence provides comprehensive orthopedic care for all members of the family, including children and adults of all ages. Since becoming the first hospital in Massachusetts in 2011 to offer MAKO robotic-assisted technology for partial knee resurfacing and total hip replacement, Saint Anne’s surgeons have performed nearly 700 MAKO procedures and continue to offer a growing range of options in non-surgical and surgical orthopedic care and sports medicine.

Saint Anne’s Center for Orthopedic Excellence has earned national recognition for quality, safety and patient satisfaction for joint replacement care. The center has been recognized since 2011 by Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, including Blue Distinction+ designation in 2016. Saint Anne’s also is the first hospital in Bristol County to earn advanced certification from The Joint Commission for knee and hip replacement, and one of 13 hospitals in Massachusetts and the only hospital in Bristol County to earn the Women’s Choice Award as one of America's best hospitals for orthopedics.

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