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Advancing Mobility: Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement for Active Lifestyles

Advancing Mobility: Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement for Active Lifestyles
Advancing Mobility: Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement for Active Lifestyles

Living an active lifestyle can be a challenge with knee arthritis. Robotic-assisted knee replacement offers a viable solution, merging advanced technology with surgical expertise. Learn how this innovative procedure offers precision, faster recovery, and a return to the activities you love.

How Robotic-Assisted Knee Replacement Works

Robotic-assisted knee replacement is a cutting-edge surgical procedure where surgeons use robotic technology to achieve unparalleled accuracy in joint replacement. Now, let's break down the procedure into key steps:

  • Prior to the surgery, advanced imaging is used to create a virtual 3D model of the knee.
  • The surgeon interacts with the virtual model to create a detailed surgical plan.
  • During the surgery, the robotic system assists in making precise bone cuts and positioning the implant.
  • The robotic system provides real-time feedback, allowing the surgeon to tailor the placement of implants to the unique contours of each patient's knee, ensuring a more natural fit and function.

Why Choose Robotic Assisted Knee Replacement?

  • Precision: The robotic system enhances the surgeon's ability to align and place the implant with exactness that's usually superior to traditional techniques.1
  • Customization: Each procedure is tailored to your unique anatomy, ensuring a better fit and natural-feeling knee.
  • Reduced Recovery Time: With less invasive techniques, patients often experience a quicker return to daily activities and less postoperative pain.
  • Improved Outcomes: Studies show that robotic-assisted surgeries can lead to improved long-term function and longevity of the knee implant.2

A New Era in Knee Surgery

Robotic-assisted knee Replacement stands out as a transformative option for those seeking to regain their active lifestyles. If knee pain is holding you back, consult with a robotic joint replacement specialist to explore how this innovative approach can benefit you. With robotic-assisted surgery, a new chapter of mobility and freedom is just on the horizon.

AUTHOR: Charles Claps, DO is a board-certified fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in robotic assisted joint replacement surgery at Resurgens Orthopaedics in Atlanta. Dr. Claps is an industry leader in Mako Robotic Assisted Hip and Knee replacement across Georgia, and an active member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics.

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