Total Joint Replacement Program
Americans are enjoying longer and more active lives than ever, and almost 30 percent will experience joint pain at some point in their life.
At CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi-South’s Orthopedic Institute, the total joint replacement surgeons have extensive experience and expertise in the diseases and treatment of the hip and knee, and are experts in their field. Whether a patient needs arthroplasty, replacement, or a revision, the surgeons associated with our Orthopedic Institute’s Total Joint Replacement Program proved the most state-of-the-art procedures to return our patients to a healthy and functional lifestyle.
Our evidence-based approach to total joint care is a model which is a collaboration between our orthopedic surgeons, hospitalists, total joint patient nurse navigator, OR team, nursing, physical and occupational therapists, and hospital support staff. Better outcomes, quicker recovery and a return to normal life for patients are our top priority.
Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
- Outpatient minimally invasive joint replacement
- Computer assisted surgery
- Total knee replacement
- Revision – total knee replacement
- Total hip replacement
- Revision – total hip replacement
- Hip resurfacing
- Surgeon led program
- Pre-Operative patient and coach classes
- Dedicated orthopedic team approach including:
o Orthopedic OR team
o Orthopedic Total Joint Patient Nurse Navigator
o Orthopedic trained therapists and therapy gym
o Post-Operative team rounding with surgeon
Learn If Your Joints Are Healthy
We know that hip and knee pain can really slow you down. As we age, our bodies start changing. Certain aches and pains that didn't bother us before slowly begin getting in the way of everyday activities. This is why we created an online health risk assessment that specifically helps you find out how well your knee and hip joints are functioning. Give it a try today to assess the steps you can take towards great joint health.