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Joint Replacement Education

Thank you for choosing Good Samaritan Hospital for your joint replacement surgery. This section is designed to give you the important information you need to achieve the best outcome from your joint replacement surgery.

Good Samaritan Hospital, has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers seeking to elevate the quality, consistency and safety of their services and patient care. 

**A safe and effective care environment is our highest priority, and Good Samaritan Hospital's Joint Replacement Center has undertaken the necessary steps to protect our patients, visitors and workforce as the COVID-19 situation evolves.  This includes canceling the onsite Joint Replacement Program Classes for the time being. Please review the below educational presentation and exercises at your leisure** 

Please Click on the Image Below to View the Joint Replacement Presentation.

Please Download the Complete Joint Replacement Presentation

Read Our Dietary Planning Education 

Meal Planning

Fiber Content of Food

Mindfulness Meditation Practice Reported:

  • Better pain control
  • Reduction of severity of pain
  • Less anxiety and tension
  • Improved healing (four times faster)

Participate in a mindfulness meditation below:


The CARE channel (channel 38 at the hospital) is available for our Orthopaedic patients during their stay.


The C.A.R.E. Channel has over 80 hours of non-repetitive content designed to alleviate anxiety and ease discomfort for patients during the course of their hospital stay. It is also the only 24-hour channel designed to support the normal day-night cycle, pre-scheduled to broadcast distinct sunrise, daytime, sunset, and nighttime programming.

Download Our Complete Hip Replacement Educational Booklet

Download Our Complete Knee Replacement Educational Booklet

Contact Us at 845.368.5884 for any additional questions or concerns.  Thank you!