Penrose opens new joint and spine center

penrosePenrose-St. Francis opened its new Total Joint and Spine Center at St. Francis Medical Center Tuesday. The new patient care area is located on the sixth floor of St. Francis Medical Center at 6001 E. Woodmen Rd.

The Total Joint and Spine Center features 33 private rooms. It has service for hip, knee, shoulder replacement and spine patients, two premiere patient rooms with a fireplace, kitchenette and ample room for the patient and family, chairs specifically designed for the comfort and ease of use for joint replacement patients and more.

It offers a full rehabilitation gym featuring the new Alter G, Anti-Gravity Treadmill which enables patients to rehab with less pain and impact and a family room for families and friends to gather while their loved ones work out in the gym.

Penrose-St. Francis has been recognized by Healthgrades with its Joint Replacement Excellence Award the past four years and in the top 5 percent in the nation for overall orthopedic services two years in a row.