Welcome to Wright's knee 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 knee pain and rediscover a healthy and active lifestyle.
With Wright, you have options. This site will help you explore those options as they relate to knee surgery by educating you about knee replacement, demonstrating the benefits of using Wright's range of products, and assisting you in finding
Your 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 knee and hip 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 individual
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.
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.
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It's important to Wright to be consistently responsive to surgeons and patients – our mission is to provide leading edge technologies to restore patients to their active lifestyle as quickly as possible.