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Get back to living with less joint pain

We are here with you – we’re not going anywhere. You can still get the personalized joint replacement care you need, when you need it, from Ascension Seton in Central Texas.

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Joint care personalized for you

Age, arthritis and injury are all possible reasons for joint pain. Living with joint pain can stop you from enjoying the things you love. That's why our orthopedic specialists and care teams take the time to listen and understand you and your joint pain. By working with you, together we'll create a personalized care plan that’s right for you.

Advanced surgical techniques

The Mako™ robotic-arm assisted surgery system allows for a personalized, 3D surgical plan. It is often used for greater accuracy in total knee and hip replacements. It allows for better implant alignment and positioning. Total knee and hip replacements help relieve pain caused by arthritis, joint degeneration and osteoarthritis.

Take the next step toward living with less joint pain

First, talk with your doctor and schedule your joint replacement surgery. Then, our joint care team at Ascension Seton will help you learn how to get ready for your surgery. You will also learn what to expect from orthopedic surgery and therapy. We’ll discuss exercises, physical therapy, what to expect after you are home, and more.

About Ascension Seton

In Texas, Ascension operates Providence Healthcare Network and Seton Healthcare Family, which includes Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, the region’s only comprehensive children’s hospital and pediatric Level I trauma center, and Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas, the region’s only Level I trauma center for adults. Seton partners with Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin and shares a common vision of transforming healthcare through a focus on quality and value. Serving Texas for 115 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., operating 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more about Ascension and Dell Children's Medical Center.

Talk to the orthopedic specialists at Ascension Seton

At Ascension Seton, we take a personalized approach to orthopedic care. We give you the information you need to know before your joint replacement or revision surgery, including how to prepare and exercises to do.  

In Austin, the Ascension Seton Bone & Joint Center performs over 900 hip and knee replacements each year. It is the only program of its type in Central Texas to receive The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for orthopedic joint replacement. We are also recognized by Aetna Insurance as an Institute of Quality® for orthopedic care.

At Ascension Texas Spine and Scoliosis Center, we have the only comprehensive complex spine surgery program in Texas. This includes both orthopedic and neurological spine surgeries.

Getting the right care at the right time is critical for your health. Find a doctor and ask if a virtual or telehealth visit is available for your first visit. 


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Is it time to consider joint replacement surgery?

Joint pain can keep you from the simple things in life, such as climbing the stairs, walking outdoors on a beautiful day, or spending time with family and friends. Keeping up with daily tasks can be difficult when you have joint pain that stops you from moving.

If your joint pain is affecting your daily life, it may be time to think about joint replacement surgery. 

Does your joint pain: 
     • Keep you awake at night?
     • Cause you to limp when you walk?
     • Make you feel stiff and swollen?
     • Cause you to fall? How often?   


If yes, joint replacement surgery may be right for you. 


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Vincent's Journey
Vincent's life changed for the better after joint replacement surgery at Ascension. 

Life after joint replacement

Jennifer's Journey
Jennifer, a veteran, enjoyed golf again after joint replacement surgery at Ascension. 

Compassionate care means safe care. At Ascension Seton, our commitment is to keeping you and your family safe while you’re receiving care in our ER, hospital, clinics and facilities. We have strong safety precautions in place--such as limiting visitors, staggering appointments, rearranging waiting rooms and common areas to accommodate social distancing, making more online appointments available and performing rigorous procedures to clean and disinfect. Don’t delay getting the care you need at this time.

Balancing care with caution 

How to get a second opinion for joint replacement 

Whether you’re dealing with joint pain or you're considering joint replacement surgery, there’s a lot to think about. If you’re looking for a second opinion, orthopedic specialists at Ascension Seton are here for you.

We can help match you with the right orthopedic doctor or surgeon. Ask if a virtual or telehealth visit is available for your second opinion appointment.

Before your appointment, you should check with your insurance company to find out if a second opinion is covered or required. Ascension Seton can request your medical records from your doctor on your behalf, so that they can be shared with your care team before your arrival.

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Get the care you need now. We are fully prepared for your safety when you're in our care.