Center for Joint Health
The Center for Joint Health receives certification in total hip and total knee replacement
Community Hospital North was granted certification by The Joint Commission for both hip and knee joint replacement. Designated as a center for patients having elective total hip and total knee replacement, the Center for Joint Health follows a wellness model with core elements of excellence. This certification signifies our continued commitment to providing safe, high-quality joint care and treatment. Full story >>
Community Physician Network adds two orthopedic groups to offer comprehensive orthopedic care
The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at Sports Medicine Institute of Indiana and Indiana Orthopedic Center are the newest members of Community Physician Network’s orthopedic specialists team. The expanded group provides orthopedic care at several convenient Central Indiana locations. Full story >>
The Center for Joint Health in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a dedicated unit for hip and knee joint replacement patients that focuses on the entire patient experience. The goal is to help patients get back to doing the things they enjoyed before being sidelined by joint pain. Patients admitted to the Center for Joint Health unit are healthy, but have knee pain or hip pain. These patients are motivated to participate in their recovery and get back to an active life, free of pain. The Center for Joint Health allows patients to work together and support each other as they build strength, mobility, and a better quality of life.
Community Health Network designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana has designated Community Hospital North, Community Hospital South and Community Hospital East as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip ReplacementSM. Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement is part of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association’s expansion of its Blue Distinction® designation. Learn more >>
Dr. George Feliciano demonstrates the direct anterior approach to hip replacement on Indy Style
Center for Joint Health medical director and orthopedic surgeon George Feliciano, M.D., and patient Richard Pfeiffer, discuss the benefits of the direct anterior approach to hip replacement, including the minimally-invasive technique and faster recovery time. Watch the video below or view it on WISH TV 8.
Joint Health: Easing the Pain
As we get older, so do our joints. But as Fox59's Angela Ganote reports, more patients are looking for ways to ease the pain.
In this Health Key segment, Center for Joint Health medical director and orthopedic surgeon Edward Todderud, M.D. discusses joint health and joint surgery at the Center for Joint Health.
Center for Joint Health features
- Specialized unit dedicated to patients having knee or hip joint replacement surgery
- Experienced and skilled orthopedic surgeons using advanced, minimally-invasive surgical techniques
- Dedicated Joint Care Coordinator who manages patient care and discharge
- Staff who specialize in the care of patients having total joint replacement surgery
- Positive and motivating wellness environment
- Complete educational program with patient guidebook
- Family and friends serve as “coaches”
- Individual and group physical therapy and rehabilitation
- Lunches with coaches and staff
- Daily activities newsletter
- Complete after-care support program
- Reunion gatherings with former patients
- Spacious and comfortable private patient rooms
- Attractive and relaxing activities rooms
- Free educational seminars about joint pain and joint replacement surgery
- 24-hour room service
- Pet therapy
- Free valet parking
- Free concierge service
Joint Pain 101
End your joint pain in 2013.
Is hip, knee or shoulder pain keeping you from doing the things you love? Is the pain keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep? Does it affect the way you walk or limit the things you can reach or carry?
If you're affected by hip, knee or shoulder joint pain, please join us at one of our free joint pain classes, taught by orthopedic surgeons and team members. Learn more and register >>
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