Free Joint Replacement Classes. For knee or hip replacement patients and their families or caregivers. Individuals considering surgery may also attend. Learn how to prepare for surgery, what to expect before, during, and after surgery, how to plan your return home, how pain is managed, and how complications are prevented.
All classes hosted by the Center are held at St. Joseph's Hospital, 301 Prospect Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13203. Pre-Registration is not required. Call 315-423-4941 and ask for Cathy or email Ortho-Education@sjhsyr.org with questions about the class.
From Hospital Main entrance (access via Union ave): A security officer or volunteer will direct you.
From Medical Office Center Parking Garage/Pre Admission Testing:
- Take elevators to the 6th floor (Medical Office Center building)
- Follow sign for Bridge to Hospital. Once over bridge;
- Take elevator down to the 1st floor lobby/Information
If unable to attend, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Cathy at (315) 423-4941for more options as it is an expectation that you receive this information.