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Joint Replacement Center

Why choose Missouri Baptist?

Experience Matters

Missouri Baptist surgeons perform more than 1,100 joint replacements each year. You are cared for by an entire team of joint replacement specialists working at your side to help you recover faster.

Faster Recovery

Missouri Baptist’s orthopedic surgeons redesigned the way care is delivered to improve patient outcomes and help you get better faster.

High Performance

Missouri Baptist is ranked among the top regional hospitals by U.S. News as high performing in hip replacement and knee replacement.

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Home Sooner

Our therapists have you up, walking and learning to use your new hip on Day 1. This accelerated therapy program has reduced the average length of a hospital stay by 30%, which gets you home sooner and back to doing all those things you love.

Personalized Assessment & Private Classes

Our joint care professionals guide you through a comprehensive and personalized pre-surgical assessment and private class for you and your "coach" with a nurse practitioner, therapist and nurse. This team helps assure you are in the best health possible before surgery. The class is specifically tailored to you and your needs.

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Hip/Knee Pain: 10 Steps to Take Before Considering Surgery

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Palliative Care: Helping Patients Live Their Best Lives

Lynn’s husband Steve was diabetic and diagnosed with end stage renal disease 11 years ago. Without warning, Steve’s condition turned critical three years ago. Desperate for guidance and strength, Lynn was connected to April and the Palliative Care team at Missouri Baptist Medical Center.

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Improving Quality of Life through Hip Surgery

William Decker didn’t let a hip surgery slow him down for long. As an active 73-year-old golfer and grandfather, Decker was relieved to learn he could have hip surgery using the newer anterior approach. Dr. Christopher Mudd at MoBap is one of the limited number of orthopedic surgeons trained to perform this procedure. To learn more, click here.

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The Role of Rehab: Improving the Joint Replacement Patient’s Level of Function

If you’ve suffered from the discomfort and pain associated with bad knees or unstable hips, joint replacement surgery may be an option.

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On the Other Side of Knee Pain

Despite a range of health obstacles, 57-year-old Claire C. of Creve Coeur, Mo refuses to let anything limit of define her. “I’m not going to let anything stop me from doing the things I enjoy – and that includes my knees.”

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Ready to Move Forward: Nina's Story

Remember all the things that you used to do so easily, until your hip or knee started slowing you down? Now imagine doing those things again, with all the confidence in the world.

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Knee Surgery: Knowing What is Next

Why have knee replacement surgery?

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Hip Surgery: Support and Healing

What is hip replacement surgery?

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Joint Replacement Center

Why choose Missouri Baptist?

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