joint replacement school

Joint Replacement School

Are you having Joint Replacement Surgery? Give yourself the foundation for success by working with our specialists BEFORE your surgery. Joint replacement school is a free school we offer to those preparing for a total joint replacement.

The school allows each patient to take an active role in their care while gaining a better understanding of the total joint replacement process with the professionals. Each individual will receive a booklet to take with you throughout your joint replacement journey!

What to Expect:

  • Education!
  • Tour the rehab room and view an inpatient room (optional).
  • Establish a recovery plan and learn about resources.
  • Meet VRH staff and ask questions!

What will I learn?

  • How to prepare your body and home for surgery with tips from the professionals.
  • 11 Essential Exercises for pre and post operation
  • About the entire surgery process: before, during, and after.
  • Tips for setting yourself up for a smooth recovery.
  • Do’s and don’ts of post surgery.

“Recent literature demonstrates that patients who attend education classes prior to surgery have decreased anxiety, better post-operative pain control, more realistic expectations of surgery, and a better understanding of their surgery. “,better%20understanding%20of%20their%20surgery.