First Steps

Patients having an elective orthopedic surgery should attend this free education class at least six weeks before their scheduled surgery. Learn about physical fitness, exercises to promote balance and flexibility, and nutrition and lifestyle changes — all to ensure a healthy and active post-surgery life. 

Time:  5-6 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month

Place: Gus & Flora Kerasotes YMCA, 4550 W. Iles Ave., Room 109A

Cost: Free

Reservations: Memorial Orthopedic Services at 217-757-4298