Surgeons continue to request devices that use muscle- and tissue-sparing techniques that return patients to activity faster and with less pain. These requests are largely driven by patients in the segment, such as athletes and “weekend warriors,” who are making more decisions about their care. These requests, in turn, continue to grow the arthroscopy and…
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There’s hopeful news for anyone with a torn or damaged knee meniscus.
It’s the most common cause of chronic knee pain, but as CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez explained, testing is underway on an artificial replacement.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — People of all ages suffer from chronic knee pain due to meniscus injuries.
Most are too young to have replacement surgery and there aren’t a lot of other options, but one could be on the horizon.
Active Implants, a Memphis-based company that develops orthopedic implant solutions, announced the company’s VENUS (Verification of the Effectiveness of the NUsurface System) trial is underway at OrthoMemphis. A company spokesperson said OrthoMemphis is the only center in the South – and just one of 10 sites nationwide – participating in the VENUS clinical trial to…
Memphis Health + Fitness: New Hope For Knees.