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Joint Replacement Center

The Blount Memorial Joint Replacement Center in Maryville, Tennessee helps patients whose mobility is limited due to chronic knee, hip or shoulder pain and stiffness. From preoperative education to postoperative rehabilitation, this dedicated orthopedic unit meets the unique needs of joint replacement patients.

Benefits

The Joint Replacement Center offers patients convenient access to Blount Memorial Hospital’s continuum of health care services. The state-of-the-art, in-hospital center features:

  • the latest joint replacement tools and techniques
  • leading-edge procedures, including total and minimally invasive joint replacements and revisions
  • pre-surgery Joint School education program for knee and hip replacement patients and their caregivers
  • an on-site post-surgical rehabilitation gym
  • expert inpatient, transitional and outpatient rehabilitation options

Staff

The Joint Replacement Center’s expert, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons lead a specialized joint replacement team including:

  • professional nurses trained or undergoing special training in orthopedic services and care
  • experienced physical and occupational therapists
  • case manager to help oversee the continuum of care, including arranging home health services and equipment
  • caring support staff
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