PARKSIDE PRIVATE HOSPITAL INTRODUCES PIONEERING ROBOTIC-ARM ASSISTED JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERY
We have welcomed the Stryker Mako robotic-arm to our Orthopaedic Department, assisting our surgeons with knee and hip replacement surgery. As we introduce this new technology, it highlights our position as a centre of excellence. The state of the art robotic-arm will be used by our surgeons to offer patients in Wimbledon and surrounding areas an alternative to traditional methods of joint replacement surgery.
We are proud to be adopting the new and pioneering approach to joint replacements using the Mako system, it offers a higher level of alignment and positioning during surgery, resulting in a speedier recovery and reduced post-operative pain. Thanks to the Stryker Mako, our patients can get back to their active lifestyle quicker, whether it be a seaside walk or a game of golf.
Mr Giles Heilpern, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon said: “It’s a very exciting time for Parkside as we say hello to this new and innovative technology for knee and hip replacements. We can now offer our patients a smoother and quicker recovery in comparison to other traditional methods.
This advancement in equipment ultimately means we are offering patients state of the art joint replacement surgery”
Phil Bates, Parkside’s Hospital Director said: “Our surgeons are excited to be welcoming the Stryker Mako robotic-arm and are happy to offer our patients the latest surgical technology. This investment helps place us at the forefront of medical advancement. Offering this new method of joint replacement surgery will help transform the experience and quality of medical treatment available for hip and knee joint replacements for our patients.”
To find out more information about Stryker Mako hip and knee joint replacements at Parkside please call: 020 8971 8026