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Patient Education

Patient education is important for a successful and seamless recovery. Members of the Joint Replacement Center team review each step of the process with each patient and answer questions as they arise, so patients are knowledgeable about their treatment plans and are active participants in the recovery process. All patients are required to attend a Total Joint Education Class prior to surgery.

Class topics include:

  • The surgical procedure and what to expect 
  • Caring for your surgical site 
  • How to prepare your home and family 
  • Planning for discharge 
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation 
  • Caring for your joint replacement

Classes are held in Cooperstown, Oneonta and Cobleskill. If you are considering total joint replacement surgery and would like to attend a class, please call (607) 547-6317 for more information.

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    MyHealthy Decisions | Robotic-Assisted Partial Knee Replacement

    James Flannery, of Oneonta, NY, was experiencing knee pain that was holding him back from work and doing the things he loves. After consultation with Dr. Michael Diaz, James opted for robotic-assisted partial knee replacement surgery using A.O. Fox Hospital's state-of-the-art NAVIO system. Watch read more

  • Fifth Annual Bassett Cupola 5K Wrap-Up

    October 16, 2017

    On Saturday, Oct. 7, 142 runners and walkers participated in the fifth annual Bassett Cupola 5K, which,  this year, supports the Fieldstone Assistance Fund.

    Dawn Helstrom, a dental hygienist at School-Based Health and Fox Nursing Home, was one of the participants.  Helstrom decided to wread more

    2017-2018 Flu Vaccine Clinics

    October 12, 2017

    It's time to get your flu shot! The 2017-2018 flu vaccine is now available to our patients. Find a location near you.

    When & Where:

    Bassett Medical Center Cooperstown

     Wednesday, Oct. 25 – 8:30 a.m. to noon 

     Wednesday, Nov. 8 – 8:30 a.m. to noon <read more

One Atwell Road Cooperstown, NY 13326

607-547-3456 : 1-800-BASSETT (227-7388)