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surgical approach & technology: knees

Robotic Surgery

MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing is an innovative treatment option for adults living with early to midstage osteoarthritis (OA) in either the medial (inner), patellofemoral (top), or both compartments of the knee. It is powered by the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System, which allows for consistently reproducible precision in performing partial knee resurfacing.

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surgical approach & technology: knees

Computer Navigation

Computer navigation provides the surgeon with the real time 3-D images of the mapped patient’s knee and the surgical instruments during surgery.

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causes of hip pain

Femoroacetabular Impingement

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition where there is too much friction in the hip joint from bony irregularities causing pain and decreased range of hip motion. The femoral head and acetabulum rub against each other creating damage and pain to the hip joint.

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surgical approach & technology: knees

Surgical Approach: Knees

Knee replacements are preformed through an incision on the front of the knee. There are some different ways to handle the soft tissue and extensor mechanism of the knee which are discussed below. Each approach has advantages and disadvantages.

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causes of hip pain

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, also called degenerative joint disease is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs most often in older people. This disease affects the tissue covering the ends of bones in a joint (cartilage). In a person with osteoarthritis, the cartilage becomes damaged and worn out causing pain, swelling, stiffness and restricted movement in the affected joint.

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surgical approach & technology: hips

Surgical Approach: Hips

Hip replacements can be preformed through a direct anterior approach, an anterior lateral approach, a lateral approach, a posterior approach, and a superior approach. Some surgeons will use 2 incisions, both the anterior and superior approach. Each approach has advantages and disadvantages.

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