Joint Replacement Center at Hughston Hospital
Total Joint Center in Columbus, GA
We know that knee and hip pain can deprive many people of the normal activities of daily living. Simple pleasures like walking, shopping and participating in favorite hobbies or pastimes become difficult if not impossible. Diet, exercise and medications under a physician’s care may help alleviate the pain and discomfort. When they do not, it may be time to consider joint replacement. And knowing you’ll be cared for by America’s top doctors at Hughston lets you rest a lot easier.
Pre-Surgery Education Programs
If you are unable to attend the Prehab Programs for Hip and Knee Replacements, please click below to download information that will be helpful prior to your surgery an after you return home.
In addition to Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement, Hughston Hospital also offers Shoulder Joint Replacement.
A Comprehensive Approach
The physicians, hospital staff and corresponding rehabilitation therapists within the Hughston Hospital have an unduplicated focus on patient care. In addition to the top nation and state rankings, they are consistently ranked in the top one percent for patient satisfaction too. In fact, no where else will you find the kind of patient focused service established specifically for you.
Patient Focused Service
Hughston Hospital’s Joint Replacement Center is dedicated specifically to the care of knee, hip and shoulder replacement patients. Casual attire is the order of each day where patients are encouraged to wear their own clothes rather than hospital gowns, and patients and families take part in group activities and social interaction. Even exercise is conducted in a group setting, so that patients can benefit from the support and encouragement from their new friends in the hospital.
A Philosophy of Wellness
At Hughston Hospital’s Joint Replacement Center, patients are treated like special guests who are temporarily sidelined with a joint or orthopedic problem. We focus on wellness, and our guests are active participants in a unique treatment model that begins at diagnosis in the surgeon’s office and continues at Hughston’s Joint Replacement Center and later at the patient’s home. Our goal is to provide guests as much information as possible and to keep them educated, motivated and involved.
Call for an Appointment
Please call 1-866-HUGHSTON or 706-324-6661 for more information about Hughston Hospital’s Joint Replacement Center or to make an appointment.
Voted Best Surgeons for Total Joint Replacement**
Hughston’s Joint Replacement specialists, voted Best Surgeons for Total Joint Replacement, offer the latest procedures and technology, including computer assisted surgical navigation, minimally invasive surgery and reverse total shoulder. These innovative techniques provide extraordinary outcomes and quicker recoveries for their patients.
**Source: Money Magazine, Fall 2003