5 Technologies Revolutionizing Orthopedics
As the global population ages, the volume of orthopedic-related complaints is skyrocketing, spurring the demand for technologies that can help people maintain active lifestyles. At the same time, there us a substantial amount of resistance towards products such as conventional artificial joints, thank in part to high failure rate of metal-on-metal hip implants. Here, as a preview of the Orthotec event held June 5–6 in Warsaw, Indiana, we take a look at five technologies helping to usher in the future of orthopedics, an example of which is the intelligent orthopedic implant from OrthoSensor shown above.
For more on the topic of advances in orthopedics, also see a recent article titled "Emerging Technologies for Fighting Orthopedic-Implant Infections."