Orthopedic Specialists & Sports Medicine and Dr. Edward Westerheide are proud to offer the latest in customized knee replacement technology from Conformis. These custom knee replacements are designed to match the unique size and shape of each patient’s knee.
In traditional knee replacement surgery, an off-the-shelf implant is chosen from a selection of standard fixed sizes. The surgeon then makes the necessary adjustments to fit the implant to the patient during surgery. Because these traditional implants aren’t designed to your specific anatomy, surgeons often have to compromise on implant fit, rotation, and alignment, which can cause pain or discomfort after surgery.
The Conformis technology offers unique advantages not possible with traditional, standardized implants, such as:
Check out Dr. Westerheide with the customized knee replacement technology from Conformis as well as one of his patients walking just after his surgery.