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Hip & Knee Programs

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Fitness Programs for Joint Replacement Patients Contribute to Better Outcomes

For patients undergoing knee and/or hip replacement procedures, LifeWorks of Southwest General (a state-of-the-art fitness facility with degreed fitness and health care professionals) offers the following specially designed programs:

Hip and Knee Pre-Op Program

This exercise program is for patients scheduled to have hip or knee replacement surgery. It is designed to strengthen the supporting muscles of the hip or knee and the upper body to expedite rehabilitation and recovery. Participants receive a customized pre-surgery exercise plan designed by a LifeWorks fitness specialist, one-on-one 30-minute training appointments once a week, and full use of the LifeWorks center.

The program is four weeks for $59, additional weeks may be added at $12/week.  Physician referral is required.

Post-Therapy Hip/Knee Program

This exercise program is designed for patients who have completed joint replacement surgery and inpatient rehabiliation. It is designed to continue strengthening the supporting muscles of the hip or knee and the upper body to enhance well-being and ease daily activities. Participants receive a customized exercise program designed by a LifeWorks fitness specialist, one-on-one 30-minute training appointments once a week, and full use of the LifeWorks center.

The program is eight weeks for $96. Physician referral is required.

We Look Forward to Helping You

If you are considering hip or knee replacement surgery and would like to learn more about the Pre-Op and Post Therapy Hip and Knee programs, call Leigh Cavalli, LifeWorks Fitness Coordinator at 440-816-4207 for more information.

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Southwest General Receives UnitedHealth PremiumĀ® Total Joint Replacement Specialty Center Designation
Southwest General is proud to receive the UnitedHealth PremiumĀ® Total Joint Replacement specialty center designation in recognition of its quality care.