Your orthopedic team’s goal is to take the best care of you. They’re a group of skilled and trained professionals who will care for you before, during, and after your surgery. Together, we’ll take a look at how everyone has an impact on your return to an active independent lifestyle. Members of your care team include:
- Orthopedic surgeon
- Patient care coordinator
- Orthopedic physician assistants and nurse practitioners
- Physical therapist
- Occupational therapist
The most important member in your orthopedic care team is you! Preparing yourself before surgery and learning what must happen before and after your hospital stay adds to a positive, successful outcome. Your orthopedic team is full of trained professionals, focused on your care. Together, with your participation and effort, the team will have a great impact on your recovery.