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,…

A Rupture or a Tear – What’s the Difference?

The terms “rupture” and “tear” tend to be used interchangeably when referring to tendon and ligament injuries. But, is there a difference? A tear can be partial or complete. When you experience a complete tear it is, essentially, the same thing as a rupture.