On June 11, 2020, we hosted a community webinar to discuss the major decision to undergo joint replacement surgery. Hip and knee joint replacement specialist Dr. Gregg Klein from the Rothman Orthopedic Institute reviewed the interventions and deciding factors he evaluates when determining if and when someone is in need of surgery. Then, EXCEL Livingston Clinic Director Caitlin Coriddi, PT, DPT explained what to expect from a physical therapist’s perspective following joint replacement surgery.

Access the video recording here. 

Speakers:

Dr. Gregg Klein is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements as well as revision surgery.  He currently serves as the Vice-Chairperson of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center.  He is also an Associate Professor and faculty member at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall.  His specialties include hip and knee arthritis, avascular necrosis, osteonecrosis, and rheumatoid arthritis.  He has also been recognized as a “Top Doctor” by New Jersey Monthly and 201 Magazine.

Caitlin Coriddi, PT, DPT graduated with honors from an accelerated six-year Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at Northeastern University. She is experienced in treating runners of all skill levels, ranging from casual joggers to those training for marathons. Caitlin has also taken a particular interest in concussion management and treatment of post-concussion symptoms. Caitlin prides herself on align each patients’ plan of care with their specific goals, all while building a motivating and supportive atmosphere that allows patients the opportunity to improve overcome functional limitations and improve their quality of life.