Joint Replacement and Other Orthopedic Conditions
Total Joint Replacement is the most common surgical procedure performed among the elder population. The most common joint replacements are performed on hips and knees. Treatment of the diseased hip or knee joint does not end with surgical replacement. The ultimate goal is ensuring pain free function to improve patient’s Quality Of Life (QOL). Post-operative rehabilitation is of utmost importance. Expedient Home Health Care’s individualized approach to home rehabilitation is multidisciplinary and had ensued excellent success rate in improving our client’s Quality Of Life (QOL) and speedy recovery.
Joint Replacement Therapy Goals:
1. Assist the client to mentally and physically expedite the process of early return to home environment.
2. Decrease length of stay at the hospital or rehab.
3. Significantly decrease post-surgical complications.
4. Return to normal activities in a quickest possible time
Common Conditions for Joint Replacement and Other Orthopedic Program
Recent Total Knee Replacement Recent Total Hip Replacement
Post Open Reduction Internal Fixation Recent Revision of Joint Replacement
Closed Reduction of Fractures Joint Sprains or Strains
Rheumatoid Conditions Osteoarthritis
Our Interdisciplinary Approach
Comprehensive Medical and Surgical History Physical Assessment
Medication Review Post-Surgical Care
Fall Risk Assessment Vital Sign Monitoring – BP/O2 sat/Blood Sugar
History of Present Illness Strength and ROM Assessment
Gait and Balance Assessment Sensory & Proprioception Assessment
Neurological Testing Strengthening and Conditioning
Home Safety Evaluation Patient /Caregiver Education
Equipment Evaluation and Proper Use
Complete OT Assessment ADL’s Retraining
Work Modification Home Management Education
Home Health Aide
Grooming and Bathing Assistance Light Housekeeping Pertaining to Patient Care Area