Joint Replacement for the Knees, Hips and Shoulders
Franciscan Orthopedics and Sports Medicine clinics are located throughout the Puget Sound area of Washington to offer the region’s best in joint replacement surgery and post-surgery care. The Franciscan orthopedic surgery team is among the best in the nation in years of experience and expertise in using some of the newest and most promising advancements for successful joint replacement surgeries. Our surgeons have received special training in their preferred approaches to care. Be sure to talk to your surgeon about what is best for you.
Our focus on hip replacement, total knee replacement, total and partial shoulder replacement, plus other joint surgeries such as on elbows, hands, wrists, finger and foot joints, benefit from surgical advancements such as Computer-assisted joint replacement surgery, also known as minimally-invasive surgery, where doctors use state-of-the-art tools to improve the degree of accuracy, enabling them to make small incisions for less bleeding, pain and often a faster recovery.
Preparation and recovery
Once surgery is decided upon, your surgeon and care team will provide you with information you need to not only plan for your surgery but your recovery process as well. Joint Camp is available for patients having surgery at St. Anthony Hospital, St. Clare Hospital, St. Francis Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center.
Taking the first step
An evaluation with an orthopedic surgeon will determine whether a joint replacement is an appropriate course of treatment for you, as well as present a wide variety of non-surgical options for you to consider.
Find an orthopedic physician who specializes in joint replacement.
One good way to meet a physician is by attending a free health talk to get your questions about joint replacement answered by one of Franciscan’s leading orthopedic specialists.