Total Knee Replacement
"If I was aware of how severely my arthritic knee was affecting my golf game, I would have opted for knee replacement surgery earlier!"
"It has worked out better than I could have hoped, and now I wish I had done the knee-replacement years ago."
"I avoided surgery for fear that I would be disabled at 60. Then, I realized I was already handicapped at 45."
"Believe me, I put both knees to the test every day. I just happen to prefer my ADVANCE® Medial-Pivot Knee."
"I have no limitations and don't worry any more about things I used to just wish I could do … because now I can!"
"It felt much better immediately after surgery. The surgery was on a Friday, and on the following Monday I drove my car," he said. "After five and a half weeks my wife and I walked six miles."
A few weeks after surgery, Scott was only using a cane, and now he is walking unassisted. "I can do everything I could do before, but now I don't have the pain. Best of all, my range of motion is almost the same, and my new knee is already stronger than my old one. It is incredible."
"My new knees brought me back to life. I didn't even realize I had lost my ability to live until I had surgery because the transition happened so slowly. I feel like I am part of the human race again, and it feels good."
"I am very excited for everything I can now do, like walking around during lunch, working in the yard, having a better social life and even doing household chores. I am so happy that I giggle all the time."
"I'm a goal-oriented individual, and I believe that if you want something, you have to go after it and do it. When I was struggling so much with my knee, I didn't see the horizon too brightly. But after my knee replacement, it's starting to look much better."
"After all those years of not being able to carry its own weight, my left leg had really atrophied. Since the surgery, the left leg is starting to muscle back up. I can now hike for several hours and not be in pain all day the next day."
Most importantly he is now able to carry his three year old daughter without debilitating pain; actually without any pain. As Jeff says, "I have my life back."
"I couldn't walk more than half a block before surgery, and now I can walk with no problems," said Margaret. She can't wait to start dancing again.
Maggie is so thrilled to have two knees that are now well enough to allow her to shop, mow her lawn and garden without being interrupted by pain in her knees.
"I've ridden my bike more than 3,600 miles this year," I'm so excited and thrilled with my mobility. I had no idea how disabled I really was until I had my knee replaced," Robert relates. "It's like a new life."
Shortly after surgery, Dominic was feeling better than he had in a year, waking up without the piercing pain and able to walk with minimal assistance. He was back on the golf course just four months after his knee replacement.
Today, Bob is grateful that he is finally active again, planning his activities around his schedule, not his knees. "I can be myself again, there's nothing I can't do."
"I am so happy with my knee replacements. Each day is filled with so much promise, and I have gained independence that so many people take for granted."
"My friends thought it would take me a while to get my game back, but with my new knee it was as if I had never stopped playing. Getting my knee replaced gave me back my life and my golf game."
Rhonda began her physical therapy just one day after surgery and was walking with a cane within two weeks. With each passing day, she felt stronger and healthier than she had in several years.
Tom was walking on his new knee just hours following his surgery and spent only two-and-a-half days in the hospital. Building up knee strength by hitting the gym three times a week, Tom returned to bowling just three months after his operation.
Janet explains the feeling of being able to return to her active lifestyle again as, "Instead of saying to myself that I can't do something, I'm going to keep pushing myself to do better!"
"This knee has made a huge difference in my quality of life. Thankfully I can now have my cereal with milk because I can walk to the back of the grocery store without pain."
“Thanks to the doctor’s skill and adoption of Wright’s advanced technology for knee surgery, I am able to live my life without pain.”
“I feel like I have my youth back, and I’m going to make good use of it. The first thing I’m looking forward to is finally taking my wife dancing!”
“Now that the pain in my knee is gone,” he said, “I can’t help but think, ‘why did I wait so long?’”
“Not only am I back on the course,” he said, “but when others opt for a cart during a round, I gladly elect to walk instead.”
"It is a relief that I can walk without pain, and once again get back to the activities I love."
"I feel like I have my life back now that I can play golf again, pain-free!"
"The stability of my knee is amazing and most of the time I can't even tell that I have had a replacement."
"I know I am 81 years old, but I still want to get out and enjoy my life. I just wasn't satisfied with my quality of life. It wasn't where I wanted it to be. I just want to keep moving, and now I can."
"Prior to my surgery, I couldn't even walk a mile."
"After dealing with the hurt for so many years, I can't imagine how it's going to feel to be pain free, but I can't wait to find out and it's looking really good so far."
“Being able to use my legs again is enabling me to reclaim my independence. I no longer have to worry about resting whenever I walk, I can stroll for as long as I like, without having to stop!”
Jean is celebrating her recovery by planning her next international getaway. “It’s time to get back out there and pick up where I left off!”
"This has been a real blessing."
"I was so pleased with the results with my left knee, I decided to move forward with surgery on my right knee."
"For one thing, I'm not bow legged anymore and in fact I gained about an inch in height. So it was like cosmetic surgery," William said with a laugh. "The important thing is that I don't have any knee pain. I couldn't be more satisfied."
These results are specific to these individuals only. Individual results and activity levels after surgery vary and depend on many factors including age, weight and prior activity level.
There are risks and recovery times associated with surgery and there are certain individuals who should not undergo surgery.
Only a physician can tell you if this product and associated procedure are right for you and your unique circumstances. Please consult with a physician for complete information regarding benefits, risks and possible outcomes.