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Joint Orientation

Joint Orientation

Community Memorial Joint Orientation

In accordance with state and local distancing guidelines, and out of an abundance of caution for our patients, physicians, and staff, our in-person classes and support groups have been suspended until further notice.

Before surgery, joint replacement patients attend a free, comprehensive pre-surgery orientation led by your Community Memorial health care team. The perspective and advice shared includes what to wear after surgery, how to prepare your home for the recovery process, sample exercises, how to care for your new joint and what equipment or supplies you might need. Patients who attend Joint Orientation prior to surgery typically have a better experience and recovery.

Free parking is available on the campus of Community Memorial.

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Community Memorial Hospital
Former Skilled Nursing Wing
150 Broad Street
Hamilton, NY 13346

Contact Us

Call (315) 315-824-6125 or email for more information about Joint Orientation.

Visitor Policy Post Pandemic

Under NYS guidelines outlined by Gov. Cuomo, visitors will be allowed to return to Community Memorial Hospital under strict protocols outlined by the Hospital to protect all that enter our building and our Health Centers.

As a result, it is necessary for our Hospital and Health Centers to institute precautionary measures to ensure that our institutions are safe for our patients, their families, and friends, as well as our healthcare workers.  We have updated our visitor policy to reflect these precautionary measures. These may change at any time due to Covid-19 outbreaks.