Piedmont Fayette Hospital offers joint replacement classes. Surgery to replace damaged knee or hip joints offers many people the opportunity to regain lost function and return to daily activities with increased comfort and ease. Piedmont Fayette Hospital offers joint replacement pre-op classes in which occupational therapists, physical therapists and nurses provide information to help patients and caregivers establish appropriate pre- and post-surgical expectations. This class is free of charge.
Information is also included about adaptive equipment for home use, exercises for rehabilitation and safety awareness following a total joint replacement.