Hip & Knee Reconstruction & Replacement, Joint Replacement
Asheville Orthopaedic Associates, in association with Mission Hospital, has created a Total Joint Program that provides a patient-focused and personalized experience for hip and knee replacement patients. If you are experiencing unmanageable hip or knee pain that limits your daily activities, it might be time to consult with one of our total joint orthopedic surgeons to find out if joint replacement surgery is an option for you.
Patient-focused and personalized experience for hip and knee replacement.
Follow the link for 3D animations of surgical procedures. Each video details the featured procedure, step-by-step.
When To Consider Joint Replacement Surgery
Joint replacement surgery is usually recommended when conservative treatment options no longer effectively relieve pain or alleviate disability. Non-surgical treatment includes:
Walking aides to assist in mobility
Minor arthroscopic procedures
What We Offer
Our team of exceptional orthopedic surgeons performs a variety of surgeries to meet your specific orthopedic needs including:
Total Hip Arthroplasty, including the Anterior Approach
Total Knee Arthroplasty
Partial Knee Replacement
Revision Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Same Day Total Joint Surgeries
Total Joint Program
Asheville Orthopaedic Associates, in association with Mission Hospital, has developed a Total Joint Program that uses a team approach and a personal touch to help you quickly and safely get back to the quality of life that you deserve. This Total Joint Program provides direct communication between Asheville Orthopaedic Associates and Mission Hospital and provides a direct point of contact for patients during their course of care. Asheville Orthopaedic Associates’ Nurse Care Coordinator is your direct resource for any questions you might have, so you always know what to expect and can quickly get answers to your questions.
Our Total Joint Program provides a completely patient-focused experience. This means that members of our Total Joint Team will be with you every step of the way to ensure your surgery and recovery is a complete success.
Our Total Joint Program provides:
A Nurse Care Coordinator who oversees your entire care process and is your resource before, during and after discharge.
A class 2 weeks before your surgery to meet your Nurse Care Coordinator, learn about the procedure, and learn how to care for yourself after discharge.
A comprehensive guidebook that explains joint surgery and strength exercises
A coach, usually a family member or friend, who learns the program and works along with you.
Surgeons trained in advanced pain relief and minimally invasive surgical techniques that result in less pain and quicker recovery
Pre-Operative Patient Education
To better serve our patients, we have made the total joint surgery pre-operative education class available online! The video below details what patients can expect before, during and after surgery, and includes helpful information on a wide array of topics related to your surgical procedure.
No matter which of our Total Joint Program surgeons is treating you, our standardized post-discharge protocols for total hip or total knee surgery will assist you in returning to daily activities more quickly.