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Center for Joint Care
- Relieves knee pain and hip joint pain from conditions like hip bursitis and degenerative joint disease
- Restores independence
- Returns patients to work and the daily activities they love
Your decision to have knee replacement surgery or hip replacement at Kishwaukee Community Hospital is the first step toward a healthy, pain-free lifestyle.
About the Joint Care Center in DeKalb
The joint replacement program at Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb uses the best evidence-based practices, from pre-op education to surgery and post-operative care. Over 90% of our patients are discharged home within 2-3 days of surgery, without the need for an inpatient rehabilitation stay at a nursing home.
Kishwaukee Hospital’s joint replacement program has a growing reputation in Northern Illinois and the Chicago area. Patients have come from Chicago, Mendota, Rochelle, Rockford, Romeoville, Sterling, and Yorkville.
Patients have also come from other states: Iowa, Wisconsin, Maine, California and Florida.
- Helps patients manage post-operative hip, joint, or knee pain
- Reduces the risk of complications
- Maximizes outcomes
- Increases patient satisfaction.
Our goal is to return patients to an active lifestyle as quickly as possible. Most patients will be able to walk the first day after surgery and move toward normal activity in 6-12 weeks.
Kishwaukee Hospital reserves a special area for our joint replacement patients. Accommodations include private rooms and a group activity space for meals and physical therapy.
Click here to read and watch patient testimonials. To take a tour of the Joint Care Center, call 815.748.2968.