Joint and Spine Institute
The Joint and Spine Institute at St. Joseph Medical Center offers a wellness-oriented
orthopedic joint replacement program for selected individuals needing
hip or knee surgery.
Navigators in the Joint and Spine Institute manage care among doctors,
nurses, and physical and occupational therapists. Patients occupy their
own area of the Institute, where they’re fast-tracked for a successful
recovery that includes in-hospital rehabilitation, in-home therapy and
outpatient physical therapy, as needed.
Most patients go through various therapies together – a major morale
booster, according to patients who’ve gone through the program.
The Joint and Spine Institute offers free seminars every Tuesday at 9
a.m., to people living with joint pain. Participants can ask questions,
explore options and learn what to expect before, during and after joint
For more information about the Joint and Spine Institute at
St. Joseph or to register for a free knee and hip seminar,