Advanced joint care in Rochester, New Hampshire

The orthopedic and joint specialists at Frisbie Memorial Hospital provide comprehensive joint care for patients in Strafford County.

Our team uses advanced procedures—including knee and hip replacement surgery—to help patients regain strength and range of motion.

To learn more about our joint care services, call (603) 332-5211.

Comprehensive joint care

No two joints are the same, which is why the joint care team at Frisbie Memorial Hospital offers a comprehensive, personalized approach to joint replacement and orthopedic care. It begins with your one-on-one consultation with the surgeon and their staff, where you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the procedure.

The team will guide you through the process to help you feel comfortable about the procedure, the process and your recovery.

Joint replacement surgeries

Our specialized team performs a variety of joint replacement surgeries, including:

  • Custom-fit, total knee implant
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement surgery
  • Traditional hip replacement surgery
  • Traditional knee replacement surgery
  • Shoulder replacement surgery

Multidisciplinary joint team

Our multidisciplinary joint team is dedicated to helping guide you through your surgery, rehabilitation and overall recovery. Through our collaborative approach, we can provide the most accurate diagnosis and individualized treatment plans for patients.

Your joint replacement team includes:


Before your surgery, your anesthesiologist will meet with you to help you decide which type of anesthesia is best, given your medical history and physical exam.

Case managers

A resource throughout your surgical experience, your case manager will meet with you before surgery to start a discharge plan to meet your level of function, support and living situation.

Occupational therapists

Occupational therapists will meet with you before surgery to assess your physical abilities, to review any precautions and limitations and to make recommendations for adaptive equipment.

Orthopedic surgeons

In addition to performing the surgery, your surgeon will work with the other team members to facilitate your recovery.

Patient navigators

You will meet the patient navigator during your hospital stay. They will supply you with their direct phone line to assist you with any questions you may have.

Physical therapists

Your physical therapist will perform a complete evaluation to assess any problems that you may have, develop your plan for physical therapy and rehabilitation.

Registered nurses and other skilled staff

Our specialists in medical-surgical care will assist you throughout your surgical experience.