One of the first questions patients with arthritis ask about Mako robotic arm-assisted joint replacement surgery is “yes, but what difference will it make to me?” It’s a fair question. After all, state-of-the-art technology in the operating theatre may be exciting to an orthopaedic surgeon but why should patients care? To mark Arthritis Awareness Week…
Osteoarthritis is a painful degenerative condition that can affect the knee joints. In its early stages, the symptoms may be mild and can normally be managed without surgery. However, as the condition develops, symptoms worsen and more invasive treatment options may become necessary, including surgery.
A partial knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace the damaged compartment of your knee with a prosthetic implant. A new system of robotic-arm technology is helping orthopaedic surgeons to perform this type of surgery with greater accuracy than ever before. We are one of a small group of orthopaedic surgeons to use the…
The Mako system supports orthopaedic surgeons to perform total knee replacements with greater accuracy than ever before, resulting in even better outcomes for patients.
A sprained ankle can be a painful and debilitating injury. Depending on the severity of the sprain, you may be unable to put weight on the affected ankle and it may feel weak and unstable. You may have swelling, bruising and redness around the injury.
An innovative robotic arm called Mako is revolutionising total hip replacement surgery, leading to reduced pain and likely long-term better outcomes for patients.
Joint stiffness is a very common problem that can affect any joint in the body, including your hips, knees, elbows, wrists, and hands.
As Wimbledon season closes, the number of people taking up tennis, or whose interest in the sport has been rekindled by the Centre Court action, is predicted to rise as it does every year.
Andrew Carrothers headed up the team at Nuffield Cambridge yesterday to successfully complete the 100th MAKO case! This is a great milestone showing that robotic-assisted surgery is taking orthopaedics to the next level in terms of accuracy and success rates.
To mark Rheumatoid Arthritis awareness week, we are looking at this painful condition and how it can affect the knee joint, as well as other parts of the body.