At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), we help minimize your stress before total joint replacement surgery with free joint replacement classes.

Scheduling total joint replacement surgery is a major decision. After deciding to have a total hip replacement or total knee replacement, you most likely have many questions about your procedure.

At LVHN, we take the guesswork out of total joint replacement surgery. Our free joint replacement classes give you all the information you need, from what your surgery involves to what you should expect during recovery, and everything in between. Here’s what else you can expect:

Meet your joint replacement surgery care team

Orthopedic nurses, rehabilitation specialists and case managers all host our joint replacement classes. At each session, they share our first-hand knowledge of total joint replacement surgery with you.

Comprehensive learning

Each joint replacement class covers a wealth of information about total hip replacements and total knee replacements. We help you understand:

  • How to prepare for surgery, including what to bring to the hospital and what to expect when you arrive
  • Your surgical procedure
  • Treatment options that help you recover faster, including rehabilitation and pain management
  • Details about your surgery location
  • Who makes up your orthopedic treatment team

Classes are free

There is no charge for our joint replacement classes. Simply sign up online by selecting a date and location from the list below.

Learn about surgery

If you’re planning a total joint replacement surgery, you probably have questions. Learn more about what to expect before, during and after surgery at one of our free joint replacement classes.

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