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Total Joint Replacement Education

Surveys show that patients who take an educational course on total joint replacement before having their surgery are less anxious and have a more positive attitude. Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s total joint replacement course covers preoperative preparation, postoperative care, hospital discharge instructions, physical therapy and occupational therapy.

Meeting Dates and Locations:

Chilton Medical Center
97 West Parkway, Pompton Plains, NJ
First and third Tuesday of the month, 11:30am
Third Tuesday of the month, 6:00pm
For more information and to register, please call 973-831-5428.

Offray Arthritis Center
Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine
435 South Street, Suite 150, Morristown NJ
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00am (posterior total hip replacement)
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10:00am (total knee replacement)
For more information, please call 973-971-7063.

Newton Medical Center
Romano Conference and Education Center, Room 100
175 High Street, Newton, NJ
First Wednesday of the month, Noon to 2:00pm
For more information, please call 973-940-8136.

Hackettstown Medical Center
651 Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, NJ
For dates and to register, please call 908-441-1144.

Overlook Medical Center
99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ
Every Monday, 1:00 to 3:00pm and select Tuesdays, Noon to 2:00pm
For specific dates, times and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.

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Morristown Medical Center

Overlook Medical Center

Newton Medical Center

Chilton Medical Center

Hackettstown Medical Center