More orthopedic surgeries take place at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center than any other hospital in McLean County.
We work very closely with many of the areas top orthopedic surgeons. Our dedicated team also includes experienced nurses and rehabilitation specialists who will work with your primary care provider to develop a comprehensive treatment program designed especially for you.
Why Choose Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
- Your care team at BroMenn Medical Center shares your goal of regaining your motion and function as quickly and safely as possible. While most orthopedic patients do not require surgery, surgical procedures are sometimes necessary. Our physicians offer an extensive array of procedures including total hip and knee, minimally invasive joint arthroscopy (knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist and ankle) fracture repair, hand surgery and more. After surgery, we offer physical and occupational therapy and optional interim care to help provide the support needed to speed recovery.
- BroMenn Medical Center was named a Blue Distinction Center for Hip & Knee Replacement® by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois for meeting clinically validated quality standards and delivering better overall outcomes in patient care.
Procedures We Perform
When disease or injury wears down the cartilage in a joint and bone begins to rub against bone, movement becomes painful. The pain may be severe enough to interfere with your daily routine or keep you from enjoying normal activities. Our treatment options include:
Joint Replacement Class & Pre-Admission Testing
In advance of your surgery, we offer a unique, 3-hour Joint Replacement Class, held the same day as your pre-admission testing. Taught by nurses, therapists and a case manager and/or social worker, it's during this time that you will:
Meet Our Care Team
Your Joint Care Team consists of:
- Your coach
- Your surgeon and his/her staff
- Physical & occupational therapy staff
- Case manager/social worker
About Your Coach:
We strongly recommend you seek out a family member or friend who can assist you as you recover from your joint replacement. Your "coach" should be ready, willing and able to help you during your rehabilitation at the hospital and when you return home. He or she can:
- help you remember instructions related to self-care
- help you to remember any questions you wish to ask your doctors, nurses or other caregivers
- learn your exercise program along with you and help you to complete your exercises properly between therapy sessions
- help set up for meals, bathing and dressing by gathering the items you need to complete these activities
- be your encourager ( your cheerleader!)
Post-Surgery & Beyond
Both Advocate BroMenn Medical Center and Advocate Eureka Hospital offer physical and occupational therapists who follow patients from acute care to an array of rehabilitation services, including home care.
Also, The Center for Outpatient Medicine (TCOM), a BroMenn affiliate, offers advanced diagnostic equipment, such as the Artoscan MRI, an innovative imaging tool that scans only the extremity in question, while the rest of the patient's body remains outside the scanner. TCOM also conducts ambulatory surgery and other forms of outpatient care.
This comprehensive and coordinated approach to orthopedics is just what it takes to put things back together.