If a non-surgical treatment for your joint pain didn’t work, we offer a wide variety of advanced surgical options.
It’s important to do your homework, so you are better prepared for your procedure, before, during and afterwards.
A number of dedicated health professionals will participate in your care and guide you through your recovery process.
Everything you need to know about your procedure schedule, from the time you arrive until discharge.
Our unique pain management protocols are designed to help you before, during and after your surgery.
After your surgery, follow these simple guidelines to ensure that you get back on your feet, faster.
As you prepare for surgery, you'll meet the team of health care professionals who will participate in your care and guide you through the recovery process. You'll work together toward regaining your ability to care for yourself and get back to your normal activities.
All anesthetics for total joint replacements at UM SJMC are performed by board certified physician anesthesiologists. There are several types of anesthesia that can be performed for these surgical procedures and this decision deserves careful consideration and discussion between you, your anesthesiologist, and your surgeon. Factors that may influence this decision include:
Pain management following total joint replacement has come a long way over the last 10-15 years with a variety of new methods available for pain control. We’ve pioneered a unique process designed to help you get back on your feet faster, with less pain. Our rapid recovery program helps you achieve earlier range of motion, reduces stiffness and pain, and ultimately makes the procedure much less painful.
UM SJMC uses a multi-modal approach to pain management, which means your pain is controlled in a variety of different ways before, during, and after surgery to ensure the best results possible.
Not only will you get moving faster with our rapid recovery program, but you’ll also get earlier range of motion, which helps prevent postoperative complications such as blood clots or pneumonia.
Care at UM SJMC goes beyond your physical health. We believe that it’s important to be mentally and emotionally prepared for surgery. This may include preparations at home, care of other family members, etc. Click here for more information.