When your hip joint becomes damaged by arthritis or injury, the pain and stiffness can limit your normal activities. If rest, medication and physical therapy don’t give you relief, total hip replacement may be your best option. Consider the benefits of Mako at Providence. Mako is robotic arm-assisted arthroplasty that offers a high level of accuracy for joint resurfacing and replacement. Mako can typically help you return to normal activities in a much shorter time frame than traditional surgery.
Mako total hip arthroplasty benefits may include:
With a 3-D CT image of your hip entered into the Mako system software, your surgeon can customize the hip joint replacement procedure specifically for your anatomy. This can result in fewer complications and a faster recovery time.
Mako total hip arthroplasty is designed to achieve a high level of precision, helping restore your mobility and an active lifestyle. Your physician should discuss the specific risks associated with Mako and other treatment options with you. In addition, you should be informed of any preoperative and postoperative instructions by your surgeon or his or her staff. As a total hip arthroplasty procedure, Mako is typically covered by insurance.
Individual results may vary. There are risks associated with any surgical procedure, including Mako. Your physician can explain these risks and help determine if Mako is right for you.