Final Patient Treated in Clinical Trials for Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Active Implants LLC, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced that the final patient was treated in the two clinical trials evaluating the NUsurface® Meniscus Implant for the treatment of persistent knee pain caused by injured or deteriorated meniscus tissue. The trials are being conducted to evaluate the safety and effectiveness…

3 Lifestyle Choices for Healthier Knees

The knee is one of the largest, most complex joints in the human body and the most common joint injured. While several common causes for knee pain exist, many lifestyle choices may reduce pain and postpone or eliminate the need for knee surgery in the future. Here are 3 tips for maintaining healthy knees and…

6 Reasons to See a Doctor for Knee Pain

The truth is, nearly everyone’s knees will give them some sort of trouble eventually, and most athletes will experience some knee pain from time to time. So when knee pain occurs, it can be difficult to know whether the problem will resolve itself. Here are 6 warning signs that may indicate a more serious knee…

5 Reasons You May Not Have to Live with Knee Pain

Having persistent knee pain can be more than just frustrating – it can affect your happiness and quality of life. Waking up every day and not being able to do the things you want to do can take its toll on anyone, sometimes with lasting physical and emotional effects. In the past, surgical procedures were…

100th Patient Enrolled in Clinical Trials for Active Implants’ NUsurface® Meniscus Implant

Implant Being Investigated as First “Artificial Meniscus” MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Active Implants, LLC, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced enrollment of the 100th patient in clinical trials evaluating the NUsurface® Meniscus Implant for the treatment of persistent knee pain caused by injured or deteriorating meniscus tissue. The surgery was performed by orthopedic surgeon…

Grossmont Orthopaedic Medical Group Performs First Meniscus Replacement in San Diego with NUsurface® Meniscus Implant

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dr. Scott A. Hacker, an expert in arthroscopic surgery, total joint replacements, sports medicine and fracture care, and Active Implants, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced that the first meniscus replacement procedure in San Diego has been performed. Dr. Hacker is the only physician in San Diego County – and…

Active Implants Appoints Charles W. Federico and Gary D. Henley to Board

MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Active Implants, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced the appointments of orthopedic and sports medicine industry veterans Charles W. Federico and Gary D. Henley to its board of managers. “Both Charlie and Gary are respected leaders with long-term success in medical and orthopedic device industries, and they bring a wealth…

TOCA (The Orthopedic Clinic Association) Performs First Meniscus Replacements in Arizona with NUsurface® Meniscus Implant

Phoenix Suns Physician Treats Local Resident with Persistent Knee Pain in SUN Clinical Trial PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TOCA (The Orthopedic Clinic Association), a one-stop resource for orthopedics in Arizona, and Active Implants, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced that the first meniscus replacement procedures in Arizona were successfully performed by Dr. Tom Carter. TOCA…

OrthoIndy Performs First Meniscus Replacements in Indiana with NUsurface® Implant

Local Doctor Treats Greenwood Resident with Persistent Knee Pain in VENUS Clinical Trial INDIANAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–OrthoIndy and Active Implants, a company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, today announced that the first meniscus replacement procedures have been performed in Indiana. Dr. Jack Farr, orthopedic surgeon at OrthoIndy, was the first to perform the procedure on Greenwood resident…