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Start Strong, Stay Strong - For Total Joint Replacement

INTENSIVE PATIENT FOCUSED REHABILITATION FOR TOTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT

For those who like to take a proactive approach to life, this program works to prepare patients for total joint replacement prior to operation and enables a more agressive and rapid rehabilitation after surgery.

PROGRAM GOALS:

  • Increases joint flexibility problems
  • Increases total leg strength
  • Controls swelling in the leg
  • Increases walking speed and endurance

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Pre-operative rehabilitation to address limitations using aquatics and land-based exercises three-four weeks prior to surgery. Physician referral is needed. Insurance covered.
  • Pre-operative education class to prepare you for the surgery, recovery and rehabilitation.
  • In-home assessment completed by Neighborhood Health Agencies, Inc. (NHA).
  • Five days of intensive daily in-home therapy by NHA followed by two to three weekly visits.
  • Five days of intensive outpatient physical therapy at The Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine followed by two to three weekly visits until discharged to self-care.

For more information or to find out if you are an appropriate candidate for this program, call 610-738-2480.

We have three convenient locations and very convenient hours:

Fern Hill Medical Campus
915 Old Fern Hill Rd
Building A: Suite 4
West Chester, PA 19380
610.738.2480

Commons at Oaklands
700 West Lincoln Highway
Exton, PA 19341
610.518.5845

Medical Building at New Garden
830 West Cypress Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
610.444.6242

Last Updated: 6/30/2014