Episode #25 Knee Replacements: Custom vs "off the shelf"

Jun 23, 2022


Ever wonder what the difference is between a custom knee replacement and one that is NOT custom or rather is... "off the shelf"?

Today you will learn what the difference is, why I chose a custom knee, and how it all turned out.

Watch the video right here: https://youtu.be/b3hV-FqzBeA  

ALSO - If you'd like to see the tour of the ConforMIS Knee Manufacturing plant, check out this uncut video of a live feed from my tour in 2017 - just 4 days before my knee replacement. https://youtu.be/oH3B6amYLUk

 And then I got to meet the engineers at ConforMIS who designed my knee - it was actually pretty emotional and this video from the LIVE feed captures it all https://youtu.be/qxZir87osqI

Today's Video TIMECODES:

00:00 - intro

02:28 - #1 Difference between a Custom and “Off the Shelf” Knee Replacements

02:50 - a look at a bunch of custom knees at the ConforMIS manufacturing plant

08:04 - #2 Why I chose a custom knee 12:24 - How did the custom knee turn out?

13:23 - Why your knee replacement isn’t the only part of a functioning knee

14:58 - Wrap up

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