A Patient’s Guide to Joint Replacement

Martha's Vineyard Hospital's Orthopedics Department hosts an ongoing informational class for those scheduled for or are considering knee or hip replacement surgery. These sessions are held the second Wednesday of every month at 12:00 noon in the Orthopedics Department. Lead by Patricia Quast- French, Orthopedic RN and Peter De Lorenzo, head of inpatient physical therapy, you will learn what to expect before and after surgery, as well as exercises, nutrition, pain management and have models of joint replacements to explore. To sign up, please call (508)696-1052.