Hip and Knee
In 2014, Grant Story, the owner of Story Construction, a company that specializes in new construction, remodeling and repair work, began to experience a new type of pain around his lower back, thighs and groin that was not so easily treated. watch video
Joint Conditions Treated
- Avascular necrosis
- Hip fracture
- Hip problems
- Infectious arthritis
- Knee pain and problems
- Psoriatic arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
NSMC Hip and Knee School
North Shore Medical Center highly recommends that patients who are scheduled for hip or knee surgery attend a preparatory session called Hip and Knee School.
Patients may enroll by calling 978.354.3055.
In some cases the surgeon's office may enroll the patient. Call your surgeon's office if you have questions.
During the class, anesthesiologists, physical therapists, nursing staff, case management and pre-admission testing staff address the following:
- Anesthesia and pain management options
- Preparing for surgery (day before, actual day)
- What to expect during your hospital stay
- Transitioning back into your home after surgery
- Specifics about the recovery process