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Joint Academy Curriculum

Preparing students to say goodbye to knee and hip problems forever, together

The more you know, the more at ease you will feel with your decision to have hip replacement or knee replacement, or or shoulder replacement surgery.

In a comfortable, classroom setting, the comprehensive Methodist Dallas Joint Academy workshop covers:

  • Hip, knee, and shoulder anatomy
  • Joint replacement techniques, including minimally invasive joint replacement surgery
  • Safety, benefits, and risks of surgery
  • Pre-op preparation to optimize the success of surgery
  • Planning and preparing for recovery and post-op rehabilitation
  • Question and answer session with caregivers
  • Admissions and preregistration
  • Recommendations on how to enjoy restored mobility and daily life

The Methodist Joint Academy is taught by health care professionals, including those who may be caring for you during your hospital stay.

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