The ‘Get Around Knee’ is a Stryker knee replacement product that has a single radius, or circular, instead of oval design. Product information and specifications can be found at www.getaroundknee.com. See the review below for an overview of their website.
The Stryker orthopedic product is designed to replace the knee’s naturally occuring circular motion. The company states that they design products to help make orthopedic surgery more effective for the patients. It is thought that due to the GetAroundKnee design, it helps the patient to more easily function and move due to the natural motion that the knee replacement device is designed to provide.
At the Stryker website, interested people will be able to learn more about the GetAroundKnee replacement medical device. The is actually well designed and provides access to more complete information. When you access their main page you will notice that you have a decision as to which information to read first. The choices include:
- Why Stryker?
- Information on knee pain.
- Information on knee replacement
- Knee surgery and recovery expectations
- An email club sign-up to receive more information
- Find a surgeon in your area
- Other important information you need to know.
Knee replacement surgery has helped many patients to be more flexible and mobile in their daily lives. It also involves an invasive surgery, placing a medical device where the natural knee joint was positioned. The purpose of the artificial device is to replace damaged cartilage and bone. One of the main objectives from this type of surgery is to reduce pain and restore more function.
Note: As with any type of surgery, knee replacement has several risks and potential problems. It is important to discuss all of your medical history, concerns, treatment options and risks with your doctor.
- Stryker Total Knee Replacements: http://www.stryker.com/en-us/products/Orthopaedics/KneeReplacement/index.htm