Lowell General Hospital’s joint replacement program offers a complete spectrum of joint care from diagnosis and treatment to education, surgery and recovery for total hip and total knee replacement patients. Some of the area’s most experienced physicians and clinicians in the treatment of joint pain have dedicated their expertise to create this patient-focused program designed to improve the quality of life for people with severe or debilitating joint disease.
Our program focuses on you, the patient, beginning at the surgeon’s office and continuing through your recovery. Our goal is to relieve pain, restore function and get you back to your routine. With group exercise classes, personalized goals, daily newsletters, and involvement of family and support persons — our staff works together to ensure your success!
Frequently Asked Questions:
- Frequently Asked Questions about Total Joint Replacement
- Frequently Asked Questions about Total Hip Replacement
- Frequently Asked Questions about Total Knee Replacement
Your Own Coach
We have your support person or family member or a dedicated volunteer to provide a very important role during your stay as your coach. Our overall goal is to provide an extraordinary patient experience and get you back to your daily routine.
Joint Replacement Patient Stories
After suffering for years with osteoarthritis, Claudia Antolini got back to enjoying her life after knee replacement surgery with significantly less post-operative pain and without the use of opioids.
New Customized Knee
Claudia from Lowell
His kids were begging him to play golf but Chris Cline's back just couldn’t take it. Finally, the pain got so bad he couldn’t bend over to put his own socks on. Turns out it wasn't a back problem but one stemming from arthritis in his hip.
Dad Back in the Game with New Hip
Chris from Westford
Following a total knee replacement, Catherine Albano no longer experienced pain walking or sitting for long periods of time.
Dream Trip to Italy After Knee Surgery
Catherine from Dracut
New Customized Knee Claudia from Lowell
Dad Back in the Game with New Hip Chris from Westford
Dream Trip to Italy After Knee Surgery Catherine from Dracut