HRRMC Orthopedic Joint Replacement Center
Colorado Orthopedic Surgery
Knee and hip pain can severely hamper a person’s ability to enjoy
life to the fullest. At HRRMC's Orthopedic Joint Replacement Center,
we review the extent of your condition and discuss whether or not joint
replacement surgery is a viable option for you.
The OrthopedicJoint Replacement Center is led by E. Andrew Jonassen, M.D.,
an orthopedic surgeon with more than 25 years of experience.
Dr. Jonassen specializes in joint replacement and trauma surgery including:
- Total knee replacement
- Anterior minimally invasive hip replacement
- Total hip replacement
- Orthopedic trauma
- Limb reconstruction
Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
HRRMC holds a monthly joint replacement prep class for anyone who is considering
a joint replacement or is already scheduled for a joint replacement at
HRRMC. The class is held the second Wednesday of every month, from 4 -
5 p.m., in the hospital's second-floor conference rooms.
Click here if you'd prefer to watch the class video online.
If your physician decides you are a candidate for joint replacement surgery,
be sure to discuss a few important factors with them.
- Implant design - Different patients have different lifestyles. Your new
implant should be designed with your specific goals and daily activities in mind.
- What to expect after surgery - Joint implants require a certain degree
of care. Be sue to discuss with your surgeon what the implant can and
cannot handle, and what exercises will aid the implant in settling in.
- Keeping bones healthy - Walking and running help keep bones healthy. Talk
with a physician about the exercise you will need if you decide to have
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If you have questions, please do not hesitate to call us at (719) 530-2000.