The Total Joint Center at Washington Regional is a comprehensive program for joint replacement surgery. This dedicated unit offers detailed patient education and a specialized team of surgeons and staff, all focused exclusively on helping joint replacement patients maintain their functional independence and improve their quality of life. Here, patient education and support begins as soon as joint surgery is scheduled and continues through the entire procedure, recovery and beyond.
Preventing Post-Joint Surgery Infection
The Total Joint Center at WRMC is an active participant in Project Joints, a program recommended by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement; utilizing evidence based preventive practices recommended to reduce the occurrence of post-operative infection.
The Total Joint Center's comprehensive program includes an educational component called Joint Camp. Studies have shown that the more knowledgeable total joint replacement patients are about their upcoming surgery, the more successful their rehabilitation process will be.