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The Advantages Of Robotic Hip Replacement

Posted on May 1, 2018 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

The Advantages Of Robotic Hip Replacement

Decades of experience and published studies have shown that the key to a long-lasting, well-functioning hip replacement is proper placement of the implanted device. Ensuring appropriate position and orientation of implants used to rely only on the skill of the surgeon. Now, many of us are employing technologies such as robotics to augment our skills […]

Tagged: hip replacement, Robotic Hip Replacement

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Anterior Approach: Total Hip Replacement

Posted on May 2, 2017 to News and Press

One of the largest joints in the body is the hip, and over time, it can become damaged due to issues like arthritis, a fracture, bone tumors, or hip disease. Alleviating the pain and discomfort caused by an unhealthy hip often calls for total hip replacement surgery. A common procedure, a total hip replacement calls […]

Tagged: Anterior Approach, hip, hip pain, hip replacement, hip replacement surgery, joint pain, Total hip replacement

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Robotic-arm Assisted Procedures Now Offered at AOC

Posted on February 1, 2017 to News and Press

  Spring Hill Medical Center is unveiling its latest tool to help patients. It’s a robotic arm to assist in surgeries for partial knee and total hip replacements. So, this is how it works. Patients go through CAT-scans and surgeons use information from that to create pre-operative plans for the placement of their implants. During […]

Tagged: 3D printing, hip replacement, Knee Replacement, robotic-arm

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AOC Surgeons Now Offer Robotic-Arm Assisted Partial Knee & Total Hip Replacement Procedures

Posted on January 19, 2017 to News and Press

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Springhill Medical Center is the first hospital in the Mobile area to offer Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Partial Knee and Total Hip replacement procedures. This latest advancement in joint replacement surgery is transforming the way joint replacement procedures are performed. “This system allows us to be extremely precise in the planning, preparation and implantation of […]

Tagged: ConforMIS iTotal Knee Replacement, hip pain, hip replacement, hip replacement surgery, knee, knee injury, Knee Replacement, partial knee replacement, robotic-arm

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Hip Replacement Surgery: What You Should Know

Posted on March 23, 2016 to News and Press

For many people who are affected by persistent hip pain or limited mobility, hip replacement surgery can be a life-changing experience. Hip replacement, also called total hip arthroplasty, is a common surgical procedure to replace a damaged, or worn out hip joint with a prosthetic implant. Not all patients will require a total replacement, others […]

Tagged: hip pain, hip replacement, hip replacement surgery, joint pain, Joint replacement, limited mobility, total hip arthroplasty

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