Less Pain. More Living.

Joint Replacement

Our goal is to get you back to the life you want to live without all the aches and pain.

Joint Replacement

Our focus on providing an extraordinary patient experience is visible at every interaction. From convenient access to pre-admission testing and a suite of rehabilitation services available to you- to working with you to accomplish your recovery goals- we are here to provide you with extraordinary care. 

Whether you need a total joint replacement, revisional surgery or MRI assisted knee surgery, you can rest assured knowing that the joint team at Bristol Health offers some of the most skilled and cutting-edge surgical procedures in Connecticut. 

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Joint Surgery

Our team assists you in selecting the procedure that compliments your desired outcome and rehabilitation. When possible, our board-certified and fellowship trained surgeon performs less-invasive joint replacement and revisions, resulting in less pain, a faster recovery and an improved patient outcome. 

Some of our most common joint surgeries include:

  • Direct anterior (DA) approach for total hip surgical repair
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement
  • Minimally invasive knee replacement
  • Minimally invasive shoulder replacement
  • Revision total knee replacement

What to Expect

We know that you probably have a lot of questions about joint surgery, below are a few of the most common questions we receive.  As questions arise, please feel comfortable to call our office and speak to our staff so that we can help you through this process. Here's some insight into some of the most frequently asked questions.



Nurse Navigator: Here to Guide You Through the Process

We know that simply thinking about joint replacement can be overwhelming. But you can find comfort in knowing that you're not alone in this journey. Beginning several weeks before your surgery, to post-surgical care, rehabilitation, recovery and months after your surgery, your orthopedic nurse navigator will be there to assure that you get back to living life to the fullest.

Your navigator is there to answer questions, help schedule additional appointments, connect you with other specialists, keep you informed and guide you through the next steps of the process, and to provide support along the way. 

Rehabilitation

Regaining your physical powers and returning to an active, comfortable life post-surgery should be a positive and invigorating experience. Bristol Health's Rehab Dynamics therapy staff is skilled in diverse physical therapy and sports medicine techniques to enhance your recovery, working close with your orthopedist to ensure your plan of care meets your goals.

Rehab Dynamics

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Lisa Coates, LCSW, operations manager of the Bristol Health Counseling Center, was the featured guest on this Sunday's WTIC Face Connecticut public affairs program. Listen to her interview here.

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Mar 30, 2020

Bristol Health launches telemedicine program to limit in-person contact and help flatten the curve

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Mar 18, 2020

ESPN: How to make mental health a priority during the coronavirus pandemic

ESPN spoke with Rebecca Colasanto, LCSW, the system director of behavioral health for Bristol Health, about how to manage and respond to the anxiety and stress that come with these rare times.

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Dec 16, 2019

Bristol Health to move its Southington location, expand its services

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Dec 04, 2019

Please contribute to the Lights of Love campaign

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Nov 20, 2019

HEALTHY LIVING: Tips to have a healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving marks the official beginning of the holiday season. The holidays are a time of celebrating traditions and reconnecting with family and friends, but they can be an especially challenging few months for anyone trying to improve their diet. The following tips can help you manage your weight and maintain your health while still enjoying your favorite traditions.

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HEALTHY LIVING: Deciding when it's time for hospice

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