Custom Knee Replacement Peoria IL Can Count On
Many aging adults require knee replacements in order to restore their mobility and quality of life. Dr. Richard Driessnack believes customized treatment is the key to ensuring a proper fit and long-lasting positive results. He is a specialist in knee and hip replacement in Peoria IL, Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. This Michigan native has made it his life’s mission to train in the latest state of the art techniques available on knee replacement. As such, he uses customized knee implants, such as ConforMIS, which fit each patient’s body exactly. Designed for most cases of osteoarthritis of the knee, custom knee replacement Peoria IL can count on is a key factor in long-term successful mobility.
Custom knee implants for both the femur and tibia fit your unique anatomy. Personalized systems offer many advantages over the standard “off-the-shelf” knee implants that perhaps may not work the same for everybody. Most surgeons use such cookie-cutter implants by choosing from a range of standard fixed sizes. During surgery, the doctor then has to make necessary adjustments to ensure the implant fits the patient. They’re not matched to the patient’s specific anatomy, leading to many compromises on fit that can cause problems later on. These compromises may include implant overhang or underhang, or even a mis-aligned implant. It is intuitively obvious that a better fit will feel better.
Custom knee implants, on the other hand, are designed to fit the knee’s natural shape and curves at the point of manufacture. In addition, the patient enjoys an individualized fit as part of a system designed for optimal bone preservation.
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Dr. Richard Driessnack MD would be happy to discuss the benefits of custom knee replacement in Peoria IL. Fill out our contact form today to schedule your consultation.