A robot called MAKO is helping orthopaedic surgeons to perform personalised joint replacement surgery, achieving better results and faster recovery rates than ever before.
Once people have got their joint replacement surgery out of the way, there is a tendency to breathe a sigh of relief and think “that’s that”.
Hip replacement surgery not only improves quality of life but it can even increase life expectancy, according to a new study conducted in Sweden.
MAKOplasty® robotic-assisted joint replacement surgery is improving the success of total hip replacements and reducing the risks to patients. While it may seem a bit “space age” to have a robotic arm assisting in your surgery, there are multiple benefits to this new technology that are helping to transform people’s lives.
If you’re going to be having knee replacement surgery in the near future, there are some things you can do right now to speed up your recovery and regain strength and movement sooner. It could be the difference between a quick recovery and a slow one.
Knee surgery is a common procedure these days and whilst non-invasive alternatives will always be explored first, a partial or full knee replacement can be the best option. All medical procedures come with an element of risk, however, by working with a specialist and preparing your body in advance, you stand the best chance of…