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2013-09-09 16:24:26

METAIRIE, La., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Moirai Orthopaedics, L.L.C., a Metairie, Louisiana based orthopaedic implant development company, is pleased to announce it has received CE mark approval for its new Pyrocarbon Implant Replacement (PIR) System. The PIR System, developed in conjunction with the not-for-profit Fellowship of Orthopaedic Researchers, is intended to treat patients with focal chondral and osteochondral defects of the medial femoral condyle of the knee. Over two...

2013-08-26 08:28:48

EAST TAUNTON, Mass., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 13(th) Annual Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Surgery, a study presented by Dr. Jan Koenig demonstrated why APEX Robotic Technology(TM) (OMNIlife science, Inc., East Taunton, MA) continues to be an industry leading solution to achieve post-operative alignment accuracy in total knee arthroplasty (TKA). It is not just effective in routine cases of osteoarthritis but also when managing large...

2013-08-23 16:23:29

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stryker ShapeMatch Cutting Guides are single-use, disposable cutting guides intended to help a surgeon mark the bone before cutting during a total knee replacement surgery. The guides ultimately assist the surgeon in the positioning of the total knee replacement components. The cutting guides are manufactured for patients individually based on imaging studies of the patients' knee. The ShapeMatch software program uses the...

2013-08-21 16:25:07

Cost Savings are Good News as Aging Population Rapidly Increases Demand for Relief from Chronic Knee Pain ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The full impact of knee replacement surgery on both patients' lives and on society includes significant overall cost savings, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS). Researchers found that for the average patient undergoing knee replacement surgery, the expense of surgery is...

2013-08-02 23:18:08

Knee Replacement Surgery Outcomes are Optimized using the VERASENSE Knee System and are Providing Patients with the Best Chance for Successful Long-Term Orthopedic Care. Boynton Beach, Florida (PRWEB) August 02, 2013 Surgeons at Bethesda Orthopaedics, a part of Bethesda Health, Inc. are performing intelligent Orthopaedic knee replacement surgery with the VERASENSE Knee System, a new technology that harnesses the latest innovations in sensors, accelerometers, microelectronics and wireless...

2013-07-30 23:33:07

Knee surgeries can be very intimidating and because of this many people suffer with knee pain much longer than they should. A patient that recently underwent a bilateral partial knee resurfacing shares his story about beating knee pain in both knees. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 There is not many people that can say they had both of their knees resurfaced back-to-back and are up dancing within weeks of recovery. However, a patient of The Florida Knee and Orthopedic Centers (FKOC),...

2013-07-12 23:17:10

The Operation Walk Utah team will perform three knee and three hip replacement surgeries in one day Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Beginning Saturday, July 13, Operation Walk Utah, teams up with the Center for Precision Joint Replacement at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center and the Hofmann Arthritis Institute, to perform six total hip and knee replacements – three hips and three knees – at no cost to the patients. The six Utah patients were selected by the Operation Walk...

2013-07-09 20:21:56

TAMPA, Fla., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stem Cell Therapy for knee joint pain has been involved in multiple clinical trials worldwide. In the United States trials for knee arthritis and back pain with degenerative disc disease have undergone safety trials and phase studies for effectiveness. The safety profile for stem cell therapy in joints has been proven. Adverse effects are not seen as related to the stem cells. These studies were conducted with allogenic (other people's) stem...

2013-06-25 08:25:25

Continues Golf Career on Champions Tour after Total Hip Replacement Surgery with Stryker's Mobile Bearing Hip(TM) System MAHWAH, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stryker Corporation's Orthopaedics Division today announced that Hal Sutton, professional golfer and PGA Tour Champion (1983), has become a spokesperson for the company and will help educate consumers about hip replacement surgery. A 32-year veteran of the sport and current member of the Champions Tour, Sutton underwent...

2013-06-24 23:23:34

Every year over 100 million Americans suffer from some form of chronic joint pain; these injuries can be so debilitating it can hinder everyday activities and make simple tasks unbearable. Dr. Gary Stein, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Santa Rosa Orthopaedics, (SRO, http://srortho.com/) who specializes in minimally invasive joint replacement techniques and sports medicine discusses the latest advances in surgical and non-surgical joint pain techniques that can restore mobility and...