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 Orthopedic Joint Replacement Center is led by E. Andrew Jonassen, M.D.,
a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with more than 25 years of experience.
Dr. Jonassen specializes in joint replacement and trauma surgery including:
- Total knee 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.
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 sure 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.