Orthopedic services have expanded at Morton Hospital with the addition of MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing and MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement, new surgical options for patients suffering from early- to mid-stage osteoarthritis of the knee and hip.
MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing is an innovative, robotic-arm assisted procedure designed to relieve the pain caused by joint degeneration and can offer the following benefits:
- Improved surgical outcomes resulting in a more natural feeling knee following surgery
- Less implant wear and loosening
- Smaller incision
- Less scarring
- Reduced blood loss
- Shorter hospitalization
- Rapid recovery
Morton Hospital also offers MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement as an alternative to traditional total hip replacement surgeries. MAKOplasty® Total Hip Replacement can offer the following benefits over traditional total hip replacement:
- Accurate placement of the hip implant using the surgeon-controlled robotic arm system, reducing likelihood of hip dislocation.
- More consistency in leg length, potentially decreasing the need for a shoe lift.
- Decreased risk of the implant and bone abnormally rubbing together. This may improve the lifetime of the implant.
Morton Hospital's outpatient physical and occupational therapy departments offer a variety of services to help patients regain maximum function after injury.