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  • TRUMATCH PERSONALIZED KNEE SOLUTIONS
    TRUMATCH® Personalized Solutions

    TRUMATCH® Personalized Solutions use advanced technology to provide surgeons with a personalized plan designed specifically for their patient’s anatomy. The plan, combined with the ATTUNE® Knee System...

    ATTUNE KNEE Stability in Motion
    ATTUNE KNEE

    The ATTUNE® Knee was designed to work in harmony with your knee muscles and ligaments to increase stability and reduce pain, the ATTUNE Knee helps you get back to living your life and pursuing your passions sooner.


  • JOURNEY XR
    JOURNEY XR

    One remarkable breakthrough has been the creation of the JOURNEY◊ II XR Active Knee System, which combines an implant designed to restore the stability and natural motion of the human knee with low-friction materials that may help extend the longevity of the implant...


    VISIONAIRE
    VISIONAIRE

    VISIONAIRE Patient Matched Technology uses the data directly obtained by your MRI and x-ray images to map out your knee and establish your body's true alignment, your surgeon will arrive in the operating room with a greater knowledge of your knee.

  • OXINIUMKNEE TECHNOLOGY
    OXINIUM KNEE TECHNOLOGY

    As remarkable as OXINIUM◊ Oxidized Zirconium is, it is the combination of the OXINIUM material on XLPE that makes VERILAST◊ Technology.


    ZIMMER
    ZIMMER

    While designing the Persona Knee, Zimmer Biomet used a combination of advanced research tools to study hundreds of knees. In doing so, we confirmed that implant shape really matters. Fit really matters.

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Recovery

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Total Knee/Hip Replacement Milestones

  • 2 Weeks: Pain bending the knee, bruising, and increased swelling
  • 6 Weeks: Back to work and golf. Trouble sleeping is common. Most are off a cane.
  • 12 Weeks: Some swelling and stiffness expected
  • 6 Months: Patients start to forget about the surgery
  • 12 Months: Doing better! One year to go for full recovery and muscle strength

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