Knee Replacement for Women

What every woman should know

If chronic knee pain caused by arthritis is keeping you from the activities you enjoy, knee replacement is one option that can help you regain your
active lifestyle. There are important differences between women and men, and most knee replacements are now designed with those differences in mind. Shaped to the contours and dimensions of the female knee, today’s implants offer patients a more natural fit.

If you are a woman considering your treatment options, here are some important keys to successful knee

  • Don’t delay: Ask your physician how you can take control of your knee pain.
  • Implant design: Shape, size and feel matter when choosing the right knee implants for
  • Implant material: OXINIUM* Oxidized Zirconium is used to make superior, potentially longer-lasting implants.
  • Rehabilitation: The final key to successful knee replacement is you.
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This web site contains general medical information and does not replace the medical advice of your physician. If you have questions about your medical condition or exercises, ask your doctor or health care provider.