Joint Camp

Joint-Camp.jpgWho should take part in Joint Camp? 

Everyone who is having hip or knee joint replacement surgery at Northern Light Mercy Hospital. People who attend Joint Camp typically have faster recovery times and a better understanding of what to expect before, during and after surgery. Your family members are encouraged to attend Joint Camp with you.

See our 2019 Joint Camp Schedule 


How will Joint Camp help me?

By taking part in this FREE program, you will meet members of your joint replacement team and learn about:

  • Home preparation and equipment you may need
  • What to expect the day of surgery
  • Anesthesia
  • Physical therapy
  • Exercises to do now for a quicker recovery
  • Occupational therapy
  • Pain management
  • A plan for recovery and going home
  • Home health services


You should attend Joint Camp a month before your surgery

All Joint Camp classes meet in the thrid floor conference room at 175 Fore River Parkway, Portland, Maine 04102.

Register online to attend Joint Camp

If you're experiencing trouble registering online, please call the Joint Camp Hotline at 207-553-6588 to register over the phone