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Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Hip Surgery or Bespoke Custom-Made Hip Implants

A hip replacement is a life-changing procedure. If you are in severe pain from a degenerative condition like osteoarthritis or if you suffer a serious hip fracture, having joint replacement surgery can alleviate pain and help you to regain movement in the damaged joint. This can make a significant difference to your quality of life,…

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Hip or Knee Replacement – Should I Have Conventional Surgery or Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery?

If you have a degenerative disease like osteoarthritis that is in its advanced stages or if you suffer a serious fracture, you are likely to be offered joint replacement surgery. This is a routine surgical procedure, with the most common joints to be replaced being the hips and knees. Some orthopaedic surgeons like Carrothers Orthopaedic…

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The Benefit of Custom Made Hip Implants

While hip replacement surgery is now a routine operation, the procedure is constantly being revised and updated, with new advancements as technology advances. Andrew Carrothers, consultant orthopaedic and military surgeon, uses Symbios custom implants or MAKO robotic arm-assisted surgery to provide the best possible outcomes for patients. In this blog we explore the benefit of…

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Mako Robotic Assisted Surgery – A Patient Guide for Total Knee Replacement

Your knee is the largest joint in your body and is vital for all kinds of routine activities, from sitting to going upstairs. Knee pain can have a number of different causes but a common one is osteoarthritis. This is a degenerative condition which leads to worsening pain due to the breakdown of cartilage in…

Planning Your Mako Robotic Arm-Assisted Surgery: What’s Different?

A small number of orthopaedic surgeons, including Carrothers Orthopaedics, are offering Mako robotic arm assisted surgery for patients undergoing partial and total knee replacement or total hip replacement procedures. This ground-breaking technology provides some important benefits over traditional surgical techniques. In this blog we explore what the difference is between traditional and robotic arm-assisted technology,…