Joint replacement class

Prepare for hip or knee replacement at ProHealth Care by attending Stepping Forward: A Journey of Joint Wellness – a class designed especially for you and your family.

Hip and knee replacement education

Stepping Forward is for hip and knee replacement patients and their support person. You’ll be scheduled for Stepping Forward as part of your pre-surgery registration if this is your first joint replacement at ProHealth, or if your previous joint replacement was more than a year ago.

Female knee replacement patient with doctor.

Learn more

Learn more about hip surgery or knee surgery at ProHealth Care.

What you’ll learn

During a 60- to 90-minute class, you’ll learn about:

  • Completing pre-surgery paperwork.
  • Preparing for surgery and a smooth recovery.
  • Managing pain.
  • Nutrition after joint replacement.
  • Rehabilitation after joint replacement.

Guidance from experts

Enjoy a team approach to joint replacement education. You’ll learn from:

  • Experienced nurses
  • Physical therapists
  • Social workers

Benefits of pre-surgery education

When you attend joint replacement class, you’ll:

  • Be better prepared for your procedure.
  • Feel less worried about your procedure.
  • Feel more satisfied with the outcome of your procedure.
  • Have a smoother recovery.
  • Make connections with other patients going through a similar experience.


There’s no additional cost for Stepping Forward. The class is part of your hip replacement or knee replacement surgery preparation.

Contact us

For more information about Stepping Forward or the class schedule, call 262-928-3000.

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If you have an upcoming test or procedure scheduled at ProHealth Care, complete your preregistration from home at a time that’s convenient for you.


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