Stacks Image p13_n312

    testimonials

    Surgeons

    “I think SwiftPath is an opportunity for us to maximize efficiency for patients when they’re coming to the hospital or as an outpatient for their surgeries. We want to make the process of having a joint replacement as user-friendly for the patient as possible, the least amount of pain, the most efficiency getting them back home, getting them active again, and keeping their stay in the hospital as low as possible but also making sure that they have as good an outcome as we can possibly get them.”Dr. Kenneth Oates - Mount Vernon, WA

    “I think one of the challenges facing us today is the disconnected and discontinuous care that our patients are getting. I think the SwiftPath Program really helps us connect all the dots, reduce the patient anxiety, combine that patient engagement with surgical expertise to get the value and the results that we’re all hoping to achieve.”Dr. Vinod Dasa - New Orleans, LA

    “My knee has been killing me for the last year, who do I go see”, to the phone call to our office, evaluation, decision for surgery, to the surgery, and the specific plan for each patient. …… The education is what SwiftPath is always talking about, about getting the patient engaged, that is the real key.”Dr. Andrew Wickline - Utica, NY

    “I can’t begin to tell you how excited I am to see results like this. I feel so lucky to have been introduced to you and your team and to have the opportunity to work with you! This is a true testament to the SwiftPath Method.”Dr. Dana Desser - Wellington, FL

    ”Part of the process of getting a successful outcome is to involve the family. We have set up JointCamps that not only involve the patient and their education, but also the caregiver who will help them through the rehabilitation process.” Dr. Perry Secor - Los Alamitos, CA

    “SwiftPath uses a much more hands-on approach, because if we’re going to send people home, they need to have a lot more information and understanding about the process. With SwiftPath we have a cohesive program for the education of all our patients, not just our outpatients.”Dr. Daniel Hanesworth - Anacortes, WA

    “I chose the SwiftPath Program because it’s proven to decrease surgical pain, the need for narcotics, less complications and readmission. It has also been shown to speed recovery. I have worked with the SwiftPath team to author a patient guide that blends proven methods with my surgical techniques and expertise.”Dr. Richard Roux - Yakima, WA

    “In summary, SwiftPath helped me because I feel like I’m a better surgeon. I’m continuing to learn. I’m continuing to improve the way I do things in a process and I can track my results for patients. I think it’s better because patients have something that takes away the complications, gets them back to work quicker and has a chance of having a better long-term result when you combine it with the newer surgical techniques.”Dr. Doug Vermillion - Anchorage, AK

    “This is a program for all arthroplasty. This allows people to understand the process. It lowers their anxiety. It lowers their risk. It improves patient outcomes and quality. It should be incorporated into every joint surgeon’s armamentarium for patients, no matter where they do the surgery.”Dr. Thomas Meade - Allentown, PA

    "The SwiftPath process is all about getting the patients engaged and being involved and really understanding where they stand".Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum, Bronx, NY

    "The SwiftPath Method involves the consensus of physicians with a lot of experience, research and ideas. All of this has the flexibility to be tailored to your practice. You have a comprehensive beginning to end program."Dr. T. Scott McGee, Albany GA

    "We started using the SwiftPath Method for every patient. No matter where you end up after surgery, as out-patient or in-patient, this will improve the quality of your surgery because patients are really engaged and their expectations are fully met."Dr. Morteza Meftah, Manhattan, NY

    Patients

    "Two new knees in 2017. I have zero pain and my life back again. There’s no place like home! Thank you SwiftPath."K. Mann, SwiftPath patient

    "The program is very clear: I did my exercises from the handbook several times a day and iced continually the first week. I had very little swelling after surgery. I rode a stationary bike starting at week 2 and was riding with resistance at week 4. I went hiking for 2 miles and at 7 weeks and riding a regular bike on the road for miles!”S. Myerson, SwiftPath patient

    “The SwiftPath program gave me all the information I needed to navigate pre and post-op requirements and the recovery process. I was released from the hospital at 5 hours after the first surgery, and 3 hours after the second. I am now at 2 ½ months after the second surgery and am enjoying my pain free knees and planning on enjoying the summer.”S. French, SwiftPath patient

    “The Swiftpath program is wonderful. All the questions you have are in the book but if you need additional help they are there for you. One knee done and the 2nd one will get done by these wonderful people. Thanks for taking good care of me!”D. Furguson, SwiftPath patient

    “I think anyone who has an opportunity to use a Swift Path Dr. and then chooses another doctor is nuts. My knee replacement, with it’s 4” scar that can’t even be seen after one year, was amazing. I was terrified to do it and it was almost pain-free. My friends were amazed when I was walking unaided within the week. I used narcotics for less than a week.”C. Sluys, SwiftPath patient

    “Great results and excellent care. Home day of knee replacement and used no narcotics! Back to playing tennis and feeling very good about the entire experience.”D. Coe, SwiftPath patient

    “I was skeptical at first, about recovering at home, but home is where I went one day after total knee replacement and did extremely well!”A. Benoliel, SwiftPath patient

    “I was amazed how well I felt after surgery. I was up and walking with crutches down the hall and stairs; released home the next day. The entire Swift Path team has been helpful and professional. I was off pain medications within the first week. I am walking daily with my dog and wife and we are all so pleased with the results.”J. Smith, SwiftPath patient

    "We needed the (SwiftPath Guide) booklet many times—medications, doctor phone numbers, we used it many, many times. My husband was able to look through it each day and know what to do and that brought much peace."L. Allen, SwiftPath patient
    "This is postoperative day 3. This has been a good day so far. My pain ranges from a best of 1 to a worst of 3 out of 10 on a visual pain scale. I haven't taken anything but Tylenol® and Aleve® all day."I. Kirschenbaum, SwiftPath patient
    "It was 3 weeks today since my left knee replacement and pain is at a real manageable level. I am very pleased how well I am doing after only three weeks. I followed the SwiftPath pain reducing regimen and it worked well."M. Nagle, SwiftPath patient

    "Had left total knee...the minimally invasive surgery techniques I am sure quickened the heal time. The key is to follow the instructions in the (SwiftPath) booklet and ice, ice, ice...within 2 weeks walking great."R. Korrie, SwiftPath patient

    "I walked out of ambulatory surgery after a total left hip surgery. I did not experience pain nor did I require physical therapy. The SwiftPath booklet answered any questions I may have had."L. Yagoda, SwiftPath patient

    "SwiftPath (surgery) is definitely easier on the body and quicker to heal."T. McIntosh, SwiftPath patient