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Robert Wainer, MD Orthopedic Care and Sports Medicine

Quad-Sparing Knee

Replacements

The quadriceps-sparing, minimally invasive total knee replacement reduces post-operative discomfort by sparing the quadriceps muscle and tendon that are traditionally cut through during a normal total knee replacement surgery. During the quad-sparing procedure, Dr. Wainer makes a small incision and moves the quadricep muscle and surrounding soft tissue rather than cutting through it. Dr. Wainer is assisted by a computer the procedure can be performed without inserting a guide rod into the femur bone. The computer gives Dr. Wainer constant feedback during the procedure to provide the best possible knee alignment for the patient. Benefits of a Quadriceps-Sparing Total Knee Replacement Less trauma to muscles and tendons Smaller, less noticeable incision No guide rod is needed through the femur bone Less damage to tissue Shorter rehabilitation Less blood loss Shorter hospital stay Faster return of basic knee functions Generally good mobility within 24 hours after operation
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For more information, or to make an appointment, please contact Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists: (336) 375-2300    or    mwo @ sosbonedocs.com
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Orthopedic Care for: bone fractures joint injuries joint sprains torn ligaments rheumatoid arthritis muscle strains acute back pain neck pain sports injuries musculoskelatal trauma
Specializing in: orthopedic surgery total knee replacement total hip replacement total shoulder replacement minimally invasive surgery ACL reconstruction arthroscopy rotator cuff surgery non-surgical orthopedics spine & joint injections
Convenient Locations in: Randolph County, Guilford County, Forsyth County, Davidson County, and areas of Rockingham County and Alamance County, Greensboro, High Point, Winston-Salem, Kernersville, Summerfield, Oak Ridge, Stokesdale, Colfax, Pleasant Garden, Reidsville, Browns Summit, Gibsonville, Whitsett, McLeansville,Julian, Jamestown and surrounding areas
Dr. Robert Wainer Murphy Wainer Orthopedic Specialists 1130 North Church Street Greensboro, NC 27401 Phone: 336.375.2300 Fax: 336.375.2314 mwo @ sosbonedocs.com
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