Hip replacement surgery is one of the most successful and cost-effective interventions in medicine.1 Since the 1960s, enhancements in joint replacement surgical techniques and technology have significantly increased the effectiveness of hip replacement surgery.2
Hip replacement surgery has come a long way. Today’s hip replacement is not the same as what your grandparents had, or even your parents. Today, there is new medical technology, techniques and advancements in implants and pain medication that make hip replacement better than before.
There is hope for those who are living with hip or knee arthritis. Mako Smart Robotics has revolutionized total knee and hip replacements. Over 500,000 surgeries have been performed using Mako technology to help patients successfully live active lifestyles once again1.
You are scheduled for a knee replacement. Allow me to introduce you to your recovery companion: Motionsense. Motionsense is an engaging and motivational tool we utilize to help you in your recovery after joint replacement surgery.
Over 130 years ago, the first hip replacement was performed in Germany. Ivory was used as the implant material. In the last 100 years, implant materials have advanced and technology ...