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Joint Replacement - Road to Recovery

At the MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Saddleback Medical Center, we're here to get you back into the swing of things. From joint replacement surgery through physical rehabilitation, our expert team will coach you through the road to recovery. With innovative and less invasive treatment options such as anterior hip replacement, most patients are home 1-2 days after surgery.

Saddleback Medical Center has earned the Blue Cross/Blue Shield Center of Distinction for Knee and Hip Replacement and also the Aetna Institutes of Quality designation for knee and hip replacements.

If joint pain is keeping you from enjoying life, it may be time to consider replacement.

Our joint replacement program takes patients in need of hip or knee replacements through surgery and into rehabilitation, while promoting wellness and an active hospital stay. 

Program Features:

  • Experienced, renowned board-certified orthopedic surgeons.
  • Nurses and dedicated therapists trained to work with joint replacement patients.
  • Short hospital stay of one to two days.
  • Casual clothing (no drafty gowns).
  • Some group activities.
  • Family and friends participating as "coaches" in the recovery process.
  • A joint replacement care navigator to guide you through to recovery.
  • A comprehensive patient guide.

The MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Saddleback Medical Center provides a comprehensive course of treatment. We believe that the patient plays a key role in achieving a successful joint replacement recovery. Our goal is to involve every patient in his/her treatment through each step of the joint replacement program, resulting in an improved healthier lifestyle.

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US New & World Report Award - Hip Replacement

US New & World Report Award - Knee Replacement