Patient Education - Hip Replacement Surgery (Total & Partial)
Welcome to Wright's hip replacement patient education website.
We know that the prospect of surgery can be daunting, so we've created this site to help empower you,
the patient, to make the best, most informed decisions possible. Thanks to revolutionary medical technology, there's new hope for patients just like
you to end incapacitating hip pain and rediscover a healthy and active lifestyle.
Everyone wants to be a VIP (Very Important Patient). Through this educational
website, it's Wright's intent to help patients learn as much as they possibly
can, while giving them and their caregivers peace of mind.
With Wright, you have options. This site will help you explore those options
as they relate to hip surgery by
educating you about both total and partial
demonstrating the benefits of using Wright's range of
personal guide will be nurse Reva
Stachniw, an RN ONC, with 28 years of experience
in orthopaedic procedures. The clinical coordinator at Midwest Orthopedic Service S.C. in Galesburg, IL, Reva helps educate prospective hip/knee replacement
patients about what to expect before, during and after surgery. Reva's talent
for patient education is complemented by a real empathy for each patient's
Besides providing you technical information, Reva will also share her personal
insights, tips and observations in the "Reva's Corner" sections
found throughout this website for these insights.
Remember that only a surgeon can determine the appropriate treatment for
your case. By learning more about the options available to you, you can
become more than a bystander where your health is concerned - you can be an
active and informed partner in the health care process.
Because this is an educational website, be sure to read "Why Wright?"
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important to Wright to be consistently responsive to surgeons and patients
- their ideas and suggestions are an integral part of our partnership,
as well as our continued improvement process.