Banner Boswell Medical Center to host Joint Club open house Jan. 16
SUN CITY, Ariz. (Dec. 21, 2011) – For some people living with chronic joint pain, the New Year may be the perfect time to find out more about joint replacement. If you’re considering joint replacement surgery, Banner Boswell Medical Center in Sun City invites you to a free open house of the Joint Club at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16.
The Joint Club is a special unit dedicated to the care of patients undergoing total knee or total hip replacements. Patients recover in the golf-themed Joint Club unit in an environment that emphasizes wellness, socialization, and maximizes patient recovery efforts. Experts from the Joint Club will tour visitors through the unit and therapy gym, and answer questions about joint replacement. Light refreshments will be served.
More than 700,000 total knee and total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States, helping people suffering from osteoarthritis achieve a better quality of life, free from debilitating pain. About 1,000 total joint replacement surgeries are performed at Banner Boswell every year, and more than 90 percent of patients are discharged directly to home. The decision to have any type of surgery should be discussed with both your physician and family.
The tour will meet at 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16 in the Main Lobby at Banner Boswell, 10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd. in Sun City. Reservations are encouraged. Please call the Joint Club at (623) 832-5710.
About Banner Boswell Medical Center
Banner Boswell Medical Center, located at 10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd. in Sun City, is a 501-bed campus specializing in neurosciences, heart care, cancer care, stroke care, orthopedics, acute rehabilitation, skilled nursing and emergency care. Supporting Banner Boswell’s mission of excellent patient care is the Sun Health Foundation, which encourages charitable giving to support the hospital. Banner Boswell is part of nonprofit Banner Health. For more information, visit www.BannerHealth.com/Boswell.
Lisa Guinn (623) 832-5704