JFK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL has been ranked in the top 5% in the nation for joint replacement surgery by a new study released by HealthGrades, a leading independent healthcare ratings organization. The HealthGrades study evaluates objective patient outcomes in the nation’s 5,000 hospitals
In addition to ranking in the top 5% in the nation for joint surgery, JFK Memorial is also 5 star rated for total hip replacement and hip fracture repair and is a recipient of the 2010 HealthGrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award™. JFK Memorial has been 5-star rated for total knee replacement for 6 years in a row (2005-2010). The study results, released last week, serve as third party validation of the quality of care provided at JFK Memorial Hospital. More information on JFK Orthopedics and HealthGrades.
In 2009, JFK opened a hospital-licensed orthopedic clinic, based in La Quinta, to provide comprehensive solutions for bone, muscle and joint pain providing options to enhance quality of life. In September, the Arthritis Institute, which had been located in Indio, was consolidated to this La Quinta location for patient convenience.
This combined suite of offices, located at 47-647 Caleo Bay, Suite 200, in La Quinta, is now referred to as JFK Bone & Joint Institute and focuses on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients with orthopedic, arthritis, osteoporosis, bone & joint disorders, sports medicine problems and rheumatoid pain. For information on JFK Bone & Joint Institute physicians or for appointment scheduling, please call 760-777-8282. Building shown below.
New Patient(s) at the JFK Bone & Joint Institute, please print, fill out, and bring with you to your appointment these three formsMedicare Form.pdf#three forms JFK New Patient Form.pdf#three forms BillingInfo.pdf#three forms.
Read the testimonial of a Rancho Mirage resident's total knee replacement at JFK.
JFK Memorial Hospital’s comprehensive inpatient and out-patient Orthopedic Services encompass a continuum of care for patients with orthopedic injuries or disease. From evaluation and diagnosis, to medical and surgical treatment and rehabilitation therapy, our orthopedic specialists provide advanced care.
A Range of Sub-specialty Care
Disease and injuries that restrict mobility in the hand and shoulder may require complex medical and surgical treatments designed to restore function and movement. Our orthopedic clinical team specializes in advanced medical and surgical treatments for conditions ranging from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, to Rotator Cuff injuries, to acute tendonitis and bursitis.
Hand and Shoulder Surgery
Knee and Hip Joint Replacement
Emerging technology used at JFK Memorial Hospital has allowed patient-specific approach to treatment options. With various pre-surgery tests and exam by a physician, patients get the chance to assist in the determination of a treatment alternative which can best restore or enhance their own quality of life. We offer joint replacement with the following advances in surgical treatment:
There are many types of arthritis. Some types, like rheumatoid arthritis, almost always affects multiple joints, so it is not unusual for these types of arthritis to spread from one joint to another. Osteoarthritis does not “spread”; however, other joints may be affected, especially if you change your gait (walking pattern) to compensate for pain and lack of motion. Arthritis causes the muscles and tendons to become tight with inactivity, which can cause stiffness. Physicians on staff at JFK are experienced and knowledgeable to assist our patients’ best manage their own arthritis symptoms.
Every day we perform simple tasks and participate in activities that bring us joy. It is easy to overlook the role that good health and ease of mobility play in allowing us to enjoy these simple activities. The difficulties associated with arthritis pain, degenerative joint disease and orthopedic injuries don’t just cripple our bodies – they can cripple our ability to enjoy the simple pleasures in life. Clicking on this link will take you to information regarding our frequent free community lectures on various orthopedic and joint pain topics, and to see the schedule of arthritis prevention and management classes offered on our campus.
Keeping You Healthy & Moving.
For more information about JFK Memorial Hospital’s clinical core performance for quality, HealthGrades recognition of our orthopedic excellence, or to learn more about orthopedic procedures or physicians performing them at JFK, please call 1-800-343-4535.
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