UMC partners with Texas Tech Physicians to offer a thoughtful and all-encompassing approach to total joint replacement surgery. Our Total Joint Replacement Program is designed to educate, prepare and care for patients undergoing total joint replacement
surgery. Our program gives patients an arsenal of team members to help on the joint replacement journey: orthopaedic surgeons, primary care physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, a joint care coordinator, your family
Participating in the Total Joint Replacement Program with UMC and Texas Tech Orthopaedic Surgeons equips you to conquer your joint replacement journey. It can help both ease the anxiety leading up to surgery and accelerate the rehab process, enabling
a timely return to an active lifestyle.
We have found that patients who become active partners in their own care achieve better outcomes. By participating in the Total Joint Replacement Program patients: receive complete education on total joint replacement surgery, participate in a free total
joint replacement education class, joint mobility camp, experience shorter hospital stays and lower infection rates, and are often discharged home after surgery. An educated patient is a patient who recovers quickly and gets back to an active life