Total hip and knee replacement
Stop the pain, not the activity when stiff and damaged joints keep you from doing the things you love. St. Luke's nationally recognized joint replacement program makes your smooth recovery our priority. St. Luke's patients:
- Experience less pain
- Recover quickly and go home sooner
- Catch fewer infections
"How do I know if I need a joint replacement?" That is one of the most common questions patients ask their doctors when experiencing pain in the knees and hips. When joint pain affects your daily life, and limits you from activities you previously enjoyed, it may be time to look into your options. One of our area's leading orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Thomas Paynter, of Physicians' Clinic of Iowa Department of Orthopedics, will help you understand the options for total joint replacement as well as other exciting new procedures and technology.
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Dr. Thomas Paynter, Physicians' Clinic of Iowa P.C. orthopedic surgeon, discusses hip and knee replacement at UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital and why it's the best place to go for joint replacement surgery in Eastern Iowa.
Watch our video below to prepare you to go home after your joint replacement surgery.
Video of exercises for knee replacement patients.
Video of exercises for hip replacement patients.