What is the MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Procedure?
More than 10 million Americans are coping daily with knee pain caused by osteoarthritis. For many of them, arthritic disease affects only a portion of the knee. MAKO plasty® is a minimally invasive procedure that uses a robotic arm to replace the arthritic portion of the knee with incredible precision. Of all the innovative surgical advances designed to address arthritis in the knee, the MAKOplasty stands alone at the top.
Benefits of MAKOplasty
There are several benefits in using the MAKOplasty robotic-assisted partial knee resurfacing procedure. The biggest is prior to the availability of this knee replacement procedure, patients would have to cope with arthritic knee pain until a total knee replacement procedure was necessary. With the MAKOplasty procedure, only the diseased portion of the knee is replaced.
Other benefits using MAKOplasty partial knee replacement procedure may include:
- Minimally invasive procedure
- Impact only the arthritic portion of the knee
- Faster recovery time
- Less pain
- Preservation of healthy tissue and bone
- Shorter facility stay
Candidates for MAKOplasty
Individuals who are suffering from knee pain or arthritis in a portion of the knee may be a candidate. When arthritis is affecting a portion of the knee and if conservative non-surgical approaches have not relief, MAKOplasty partial knee replacement may be your best option.
Our MAKOplasty-trained orthopedic knee surgeon will need to properly examine your condition to determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure. Candidates for this partial knee replacement procedure usually have some of the following issues:
- Bone-on-bone knee arthritis on only one part of the knee
- Ligaments in the knee are still intact
- Good overall medical health
Orthopedic Knee Surgeon in McKinney
FAITH Surgical Center is proud to be working with the area’s top orthopedic knee surgeon trained to perform the MAKOplasty robotic partial knee replacement procedure.
To answer any questions, please call FAITH Surgical Center at 972-370-7200 or use our online contact form.