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Three Advantages of Robotic Knee Surgery

Depending on the patient, surgery on the knee or hip can be a bit complicated due to the level of treatment. For a lot of people, they may not have an idea that there’s an underlying cause of the pain experienced in the area. Maybe it could be something dealing with the joints or a ligament tear. However, this won’t be known until they seek a good physician that can actually diagnose the problem. Following diagnosis, It’s important to complete a joint replacement surgery, if this is the chosen path, in the least invasive and harmful manner possible. That’s why a lot of people think of getting robotic joint replacement in the Green Bay, Appleton, and Oshkosh areas. This alternative method can be a better solution in the long term. Here are a few quick snapshots of the benefits of getting this treatment done.

Better Precision During Surgery

Accuracy is very important during surgery. A specialist utilizing robotic technology will have a method of creating incisions that minimize damage to sensitive tissues that could cause later health problems down the line.

The CT Scan

The use of a CT scan can give great data on the knee through an alignment and anatomic perspective. The accuracy here makes it easier for a doctor to perform his duty. Additionally, it’ll make for a safer treatment.

Better Way to Recover  

Everyone is different in how they respond to the treatment. Also, everything depends on the severity of the knee or hip issue issue. It’ll affect the way a person moves for the rest of their life. That’s why it’s important to seek a specialist who’s able to use the robotics in a way that can be tailor made for a specific health condition.

Next Steps

Click here to learn more. Then schedule a consultation with one of the OSI physicians using the Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Surgery platform.

Please call 920.560.1000 or request an appointment online. OSI is Northeast Wisconsin’s first provider of Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery for Hips & Knees.

OSI has convenient locations to serve you. The campus in Appleton includes clinics, a surgery center, MRI, physical therapy, and a skilled nursing facility, as well as a walk-in clinic that provides care for new orthopedic injuries.

OSI has outreach clinics in De Pere (inside the NOVO Health Clinic), New London, Ripon, Shawano, Waupaca, and the newest location in Oshkosh (inside the NOVO Health Clinic).