Akron General Orthopedics has a history of outstanding joint replacement results. Our specialists care for a variety of hip and knee problems, including joints that have been damaged by arthritis and injuries.

The goal of joint replacement is to provide a higher level of functioning and mobility so that patients can put their lives back into motion.

Our specialists are skilled in:

  • Knee joint replacement
  • Hip joint replacement
  • Shoulder joint replacement

Joint Camp is a unique education program for patients who are scheduled to have hip or knee replacement surgery. Designed for patients and caregivers, this program explains how to prepare for surgery and what to expect during surgery, after surgery, during recovery and throughout rehabilitation.

Akron General offers orthopedic rehabilitation at our convenient community locations. Patients can also receive specialized post joint replacement care from Akron General Home Care, which provides skilled healthcare in the comfort and privacy of your own home.

For additional information or to make an appointment with a joint replacement specialist, please call 330.344.2663.

Outpatient Joint Replacement Surgery

Now available at the Bath Ambulatory Surgery Center and Akron General hospital.

Having hip or knee replacement surgery used to mean a several day hospital stay, potentially followed by admission to a rehab center. Today, for select patients, the surgery can be performed as an outpatient procedure. This means you’ll have the surgery in the morning, physical therapy in the afternoon, and then go home later that same day to recover.

For more information about outpatient hip and knee replacement surgery or to schedule an appointment, call 330.344.2663.

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