Free Joint Replacement Camp Offered

August 24, 2012 11:42 a.m.

For people considering a joint replacement of any kind and are not sure what to expect, Sarah Bush Lincoln is offering a free Joint Replacement Class.

The class is set for 7 to 9 pm, Monday, Sept. 17, in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education on the north side of Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center.

The class, presented by a team of nurses, rehabilitation therapists and care coordinators, will cover all aspects of the procedure, including: pre-operative care and planning; post-operative care; pain management; physical therapy; activity restrictions; frequently asked questions; and rehabilitation. It may help individuals make decisions about future procedures and relieve anxiety about undergoing an operation.

For more information and to register for this class, contact Cynthia Edwards, RN, at 238-3422 or via email at cedwards@sblhs.org, or Orthopedics & Sports Medicine at 238-3435.

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