Makoplasty Robotic partial knee resurfacing is a less invasive solution designed to restore the feeling of a natural knee.
An article published in the Journal of Arthroplasty compares patient satisfaction rates at 2 years after surgery for both Total Knee Replacement and Unicompartmental Knee Replacement (also termed Makoplasty or partial knee replacement). This study confirmed that Unicompartmental Knee Replacement patients have higher satisfaction scores (86 % vs 71 %) than Total Knee Replacement patients. […]Read More
One of the most common orthopedic procedures is total knee replacement. This minimally invasive procedure is also known as arthroplasty. It is used to replace worn or damaged surfaces of the knees. Basically, an implant is placed as a replacement for the knee surfaces to increase mobility, relieve pain and help the patient return to […]Read More
The recovery time of kneecap replacement surgery depends on what type of procedure was performed, the quality of the knee surgeon and on the health and age of the individual having the surgery. However, to speed up your recovery, it is important that you follow the advice of your surgeon after the surgery. Much depends […]Read More
Your knee cartilage plays a vital role to the knee and other joints. It serves a natural cushion so that the joints won’t rub together. However, knee cartilage can get damaged due to injury or caused by certain medical conditions. The most common knee cartilage issue is torn meniscus. Another common cause of cartilage damage […]Read More
This past year, there have been more than 600,000 total knee replacements performed by surgeons in the United States alone. And this number is expected to continually rise for the years to come. This says that despite the long rehabilitation and recovery process of the procedure, more and more people trust the effectiveness and benefit […]Read More
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Surgery Technique Determines Success in Return to Activity for Athletes Performing the surgery in a Technically correct manner gives my patients the best chance for a well functioning knee after ACL injury. The transition from Transtibial to Anatomic Femoral tunnel drilling started approximately 2008 and by 2013 most surgeons had […]Read More
Knee problem can be complicated that it sometimes leads to replacement surgery. People choose to undergo surgery because they have suffered enough from the discomfort, the pain and the other symptoms associated with their knee problem. But the procedure itself is not the only thing that people should consider. Equally important is the surgeon who […]Read More
Cartilage restoration has provided a great treatment option for people, mostly athletes, who have injured or damaged their cartilage, which does not heal on its own. Modern technology and innovations in surgery have made it possible, bridging the gap between traditional joint replacement surgery and symptom relief. Full thickness chondral defects in the knee joint […]Read More
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