Banner Boswell Medical Center to host Joint Club open house April 18
SUN CITY, Ariz. (March 16, 2011) – Considering joint replacement? Wondering what your options are? If you’re thinking about joint replacement surgery, Banner Boswell Medical Center invites you to a free open house of the Joint Club at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 18.
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 400,000 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. Nearly 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, April 18 in the Main Lobby at Banner Boswell, 10401 W. Thunderbird Blvd. in Sun City. Reservations are encouraged. Please call the Joint Club at (623) 876-5710.
About Banner Boswell Medical Center
Banner Boswell Medical Center is a 430-bed, acute-care hospital located in Sun City, Arizona. Founded in 1970, Banner Boswell offers heart services, cancer care, orthopedics, neurosciences, women’s diagnostics, emergency care, and medical and surgical services. Supporting Banner Boswell’s mission of excellent patient care is Sun Health, which encourages charitable giving to enhance health care delivery. Banner Boswell is part of nonprofit Banner Health, named a Top Ten Hospital System in the U.S. by Thomson Reuters, with 23 hospitals throughout the West. For more information about Banner Boswell, visit www.BannerHealth.com/Boswell.