All hospital visitors required to be vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 test.

  • Inpatients in our Christiana, Wilmington and Union hospitals may have one visitor daily between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. The visitor must be 16 or older.
  • Patients having outpatient surgery may have one support person accompany them. Support persons must be 16 or older.
  • All visitors and surgical support people must show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test within the prior 72 hours.

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All visitors are required to wear masks.

For COVID-19 safety, all visitors to ChristianaCare facilities and services are required to wear masks. This includes visitors who are vaccinated. Please read our visitor guidelines before arrival.

Bone Health

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At the core of our body structures, maintaining good bone health is essential to our movement, activity, health and well-being. Take our five-minute, free bone strength assessment to determine if you’re at risk of having weak bones.

Whether you need to recover from an injury or prevent one, the doctors, nurses, therapists and other health professionals at ChristianaCare are experts in bone and joint health for women. With special consideration for women, our exercise services can help you to stay fit and feel great – and when urgent care is needed, our orthopaedists provide life-saving trauma care in Delaware’s most capable trauma center.

To schedule an appointment, call 800-693-227

Excellence in Bone & Joint Health at ChristianaCare

Our team of experts includes orthopedic surgeons who specialize in comprehensive musculoskeletal care, spine surgeons to provide expert care for your back and neck, and rheumatologists and sports-medicine doctors who provide skilled non-surgical care for arthritis and injuries to bones and joints. Our therapists provide one-on-one care to help you recover fast from injury and achieve your optimal physical performance. And our Center for Advanced Joint Replacement is among the best programs in the nation for hip and knee replacement surgery.

ChristianaCare is accredited by the Joint Commission for hip and knee replacement.

ChristianaCare Joint Replacement, Get Back to the Things You Love

Get Back to the Things You Love

ChristianaCare’s Center for Advanced Joint Replacement is among the most advanced, comprehensive programs for hip and knee replacement in the country. We perform more than 2,500 total hip and knee replacements annually, using the latest minimally invasive techniques, with clinical outcomes that are among the best in the nation.

Our program offers a complete continuum of care for women of all ages. From initial consultation through pre-operative education, surgery, an average one to two-day recovery in the hospital and outpatient physical therapy, you can feel confident knowing that your care is in the hands of experts who specialize in hip and knee replacements.