Ohio State’s evidence-based care can help relieve your pain and improve movement.
The Arthritis and Joint Integration Program at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center provides comprehensive, rehabilitative care for people with arthritis, joint pain or joint replacement.
Our personalized care plans are designed to help each individual achieve his or her wellness goals, while focusing on:
- Pain relief
- Improved movement
- Increased strength and flexibility
- A higher level of function and greater independence
We work closely with Ohio State's nationally recognized Department of Orthopaedics. Ohio State orthopedists offer unparalleled surgical expertise and numerous surgical and non-surgical options to alleviate arthritis and debilitating joint pain, including total or partial joint replacement.
Patients visit Ohio State’s Arthritis and Joint Integration Program for treatment related to:
- Post-traumatic arthritis
- Rheumatoid arthritis
- Ankylosing spondylitis
- Recovery from arthroscopy surgery
- Recovery from arthroplasty
- Preparation for joint replacement or repair
- Recovery from joint replacement or repair
Why choose The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center?
Each day, hundreds of central Ohioans choose Ohio State’s Arthritis and Joint Integration program to help them lessen pain, move more freely and enjoy a better life. Here’s why:
Personalized Care: You will receive a personal evaluation that helps create an individualized care plan to meet your needs and lead you toward your health goals.
Unique Services: Our newly remodeled facility at University Hospital East features a fully functional kitchen, bathroom and living space for patients to practice cooking, household tasks and daily living skills. We offer coordinated care for those referred by the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation with joint issues aggravated or accelerated by work injuries.
Best Outcomes: Our rehabilitation programs consistently meet or exceed national standards for patient satisfaction and expectations of treatment outcomes, as measured by Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes (FOTO), which maintains the nation’s second largest outcomes database for rehabilitation.
Accredited Programs: We are proud that our Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs at Dodd Hall and our Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF recognized our programs as meeting the highest standards in quality, safety and outcome measures, which provide risk-reduction and accountability in our patient care.
Nation’s Best: Ohio State’s rehabilitation program consistently ranks among the best in the nation. As an academic medical center, Ohio State offers comprehensive medical expertise, the most advanced technologies and treatment techniques and innovative care backed by research knowledge.
Convenience: Because of the breadth of our expertise, we can offer multiple services during a single visit.