Latest Techniques in Joint Replacement
using the latest techniques and treatments, surgeons perform more total joint replacement procedures here than at any other hospital in Southeastern Kentucky.
Since 2007, patients and families in Corbin have looked to Baptist Health Corbin's Orthopedic Center of Excellence to help address problems of the musculoskeletal system, including arthritis and joint replacement. Using the latest techniques and treatments, surgeons perform more total joint replacement procedures, including knee and hip replacements, than any other hospital in Southeastern Kentucky. For more information about Baptist Health Orthopedics click on the links.
WORLD-CLASS ORTHOPEDIC SERVICES
Our full range of orthopaedic specialities include:
- Inpatient care for orthopedic patients
- Preparation for total joint replacement surgery
- Comprehensive rehabilitation services for those who qualify
- Physical therapy services -- acute care, rehab and outpatient
PATIENT EDUCATION PRIOR TO ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
A room within the hospital has been set aside for orthopedic education and patient services, so patients know exactly what to expect. Patients will receive a 55-page booklet which will explain their surgery, its effects and exercises they can do to help heal.
MORE ON ORTHOPEDICS AT BAPTIST
Six private patient rooms are reserved in the orthopedic unit for patients recovering from joint replacement surgery (total knees and hips). If you would like a tour of the facility prior to surgery or additional information, please contact Vernon Taylor, coordinator for the Baptist Orthopaedic Center at 606-528-1212 extension 4516.
You can also find a wealth of information on orthopedics any time on this site:
- Knee know-how for women
- Make your home safe from falls
- Protect your ankles
- Orthopedic services, procedures and tests: