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The Robots are Here

Robotic-Assisted-Knee-Replacement-Surgery
Total knee replacement has been a godsend for many people with severe bone-on-bone arthritis. Many of my patients are skiing, hiking, and playing sports on replaced knees at levels they have not done in years, or even decades.

Athletic Approach to Knee Replacement

Athletic Approach to Knee Replacement
Artificial knee replacement surgery used to mean the reduction of sports activities like golf, swimming, and cycling. Yet with severe arthritis affecting younger and younger people, we are currently pushing the envelope of sports participation with joint replacements and learning as we go.

The Bias of Your Surgeon

The Bias of Your Surgeon
Every surgeon has a different skill set—and it’s important that their preferences align with yours.

Outpatient knee joint replacement

MAKO Robotic Assisted Surgery improves accuracy of placement
Total and partial joint replacement has finally moved out of the hospital! This has been made possible by enhanced computerized surgical planning, the use of human-guided robotic arms, and novel ways of preventing pain.

Total joint replacement for athletes

Total knee replacement should not stop athletes being active
After a total joint replacement, is it possible to get back to sport? Yes! And here's why it's important that you do.

How to have a good knee replacement

Total knee replacement - best outcomes
If you're due to have a total knee replacement, here are some steps you can take to have the best possible outcome.

How informed are doctors?

Outcome studies needed for medical devices
The answer is not obvious. Doctors know enormous amounts of data and have years of clinical experience. But what do they know about which devices and implants to use?

Robotic technology is a vital part of knee replacement surgery

Total knee replacement
A CT scan of your knee is used to build a computer model, which robotically guides the surgeon to precisely replace the joint, resulting in better alignment and reducing the risk of early wear. However, getting your insurance company to cover this cost is not easy.
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