Orthopedic care at Methodist Hospital Northeast

At Methodist Hospital | Northeast, our Joint Replacement Academy unites experienced surgeons with specially trained nurses, therapists, a nurse navigator and technicians to provide joint replacement surgery for patients who are experiencing joint pain, arthritis and other joint conditions. With our innovative procedures and advanced technology partnered with our exceptional patient care in a healing environment, we are committed to getting you back to your lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible. We focus on a wide variety of treatment options partnered with individualized rehabilitation to shorten your hospital stay and safely return you to your routine.

Each patient has the same dedicated care team throughout his or her journey, which drastically improves the continuity of care. Removing variances aids in the health and safety of our patients, while significantly enhancing the relationship between you and your care team.

The Joint Commission, National Quality Approval

Methodist Hospital Northeast’s Joint Replacement Academy:

  • 95 percent of our patients are able to stand and take steps four hours after surgery
  • 95 percent of our patients are able to return home to their normal routine
  • 98 percent of our patients and family member “coaches” participate in our pre-surgical education to ensure they are informed and prepared prior to surgery
  • 100 percent of our patients receive follow-up calls 24 to 48 hours after returning home to provide further support and care
For more information about our orthopedic program, call Methodist Hospital Northeast at (210) 575-0355.

Orthopedic conditions we treat

Methodist Hospital | Northeast offers a full spectrum of orthopedic services that diagnose and treat the following conditions:

  • Knee and hip pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Fractures
  • Spine issues
  • Arthritis/osteoporosis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Orthopedic trauma

Orthopedic services

We are proud to offer innovative and advanced orthopedic treatments, including:

  • Knee and hip replacement
  • Hip resurfacing
  • Shoulder replacement
  • Fracture management
  • Hand surgery
  • Amputation
  • Minimally invasive techniques
  • Kyphoplasty

The patient journey

As a part of the Methodist Hospital | Northeast Brain and Spine Center, we have a specially trained nurse navigator who serves as your advocate and educator. Throughout your journey, our navigator provides you with one-on-one support and acts as the dedicated point-of-contact for you and your caregivers. We want to ensure you and your family understand each step of your journey as your physical, emotional and spiritual needs are compassionately met. The navigator will provide you assistance with:

  • Understanding diagnosis and available treatment options
  • Understanding what resources are available and how to access them
  • Overcoming barriers and coordinating care with the entire healthcare team
  • Connecting patients with resources
  • Providing educational materials
  • Facilitating communication between the healthcare team

To ensure better outcomes, our structured orthopedic program offers a comprehensive approach to patient education that includes:

  • Community seminars
  • Preoperative classes for patients and family members
  • Educational presentations to help explain specific procedures
  • A patient guidebook
  • Daily newsletters while in the hospital
  • Educational displays answering the most frequently asked question

Orthopedic care at Methodist Healthcare

Orthopedic doctors, called orthopedists, take care of your bones and joints. This includes knee pain, total joint replacement, issues that impact your spine and more. You might need to see an orthopedist if you have arthritis or osteoporosis, or if you've had a recent sprain, strain or broken bone.

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