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  • Extremities
    Predicting the Future of Shoulder Arthroplasty

    Predicting the Future of Shoulder Arthroplasty

    FX Shoulder USA's reverse shoulder implant is gaining traction with surgeons.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 06.17.19

  • Extremities
    Extremely Simple and Efficient

    Extremely Simple and Efficient

    With more patients becoming engaged in their health, small joint device makers are designing easier, more effective treatments.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 06.10.19

  • MIS/Robotics | Spine/Neurology | Trauma/Sports
    FDA OKs First Soft Robotic System for Stroke Therapy

    FDA OKs First Soft Robotic System for Stroke Therapy

    ReWalk's ReStore exo-suit is a versatile, affordable medical device for U.S. rehab clinics to treat millions with gait impairment.
    PR Newswire 06.05.19


  • Extremities
    OrthoPediatrics Acquires Vilex, Gains Novel External Fixation Tech

    OrthoPediatrics Acquires Vilex, Gains Novel External Fixation Tech

    Vilex is primarily a foot and ankle surgery company with a portfolio targeting pediatric patients and adults that generated $11.8 million in total sales.
    GlobeNewswire 06.05.19

  • Extremities
    Extremely High Expectations

    Extremely High Expectations

    Patients are demanding small-joint solutions that eliminate pain and restore a high level of function.
    Online Exclusives Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 06.04.19

  • Bracing/Prosthetics | Extremities
    A Prosthetic Foot for Tough Terrain

    A Prosthetic Foot for Tough Terrain

    Stanford engineers develop a more stable, efficient prosthetic foot.
    Videos Nathan Collins, Stanford University 06.03.19


  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Bracing/Prosthetics
    Creating Optimal Orthotics and Prosthetics: A Case Study

    Creating Optimal Orthotics and Prosthetics: A Case Study

    An O&P practice leverages 3D scanning technology to enable custom fabricated supports for patients while saving time and money.
    Online Exclusives Andrei Vakulenko, Business Development Officer, Artec 3D 05.31.19

  • Biologics
    The ABCs of HCT/Ps

    The ABCs of HCT/Ps

    Navigating the complex regulatory pathway of human cell and tissue products.
    Lindsay Kleinwaks, Ph.D., Associate, Regulatory Affairs, MCRA 05.23.19

  • Coatings/Surface Modification | Materials
    Face Value: An Overview of Surface Modification and Coatings

    Face Value: An Overview of Surface Modification and Coatings

    Orthopedic and spinal device surface treatments are necessary for a variety of aesthetic and functional improvements.
    Sam Brusco, Associate Editor 05.23.19


  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Biologics | Extremities | Materials
    A Little Extreme: Factors Impacting the Extremities Implants Segment

    A Little Extreme: Factors Impacting the Extremities Implants Segment

    3D printing, surgical planning, and innovations that simplify procedures increasingly are shaping the global extremities market.
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 05.23.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Coatings/Surface Modification | Contract Manufacturing | Extremities | Finishing | Large Joint | Laser Processing | Machining & Tooling | Materials | Spine/Neurology
    Technology Revision: Changes in Implant Manufacturing

    Technology Revision: Changes in Implant Manufacturing

    Aspects of implant manufacturing are changing, enabling improved fabrication techniques with new material options.
    Mark Crawford, Contributing Writer 05.23.19

  • Large Joint
    AJRR Struggling to Find PROM Dates

    AJRR Struggling to Find PROM Dates

    Timothy Mojonnier owes his sanity to a walk around the block. The greater Chicago-area management consultant had been inching closer to the breaking point for years prior to that walk, courtesy of his steadily deteriorating knee. But each time Mojonn…
    Michael Barbella, Managing Editor 05.23.19

  • U.S. Healthcare Spending in Orthopedics

    U.S. Healthcare Spending in Orthopedics

    While total 2017 U.S. healthcare spending grew by 3.9 percent to $3.5 trillion,1 it was at a lower rate than the 4.8 percent increase reported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in 2016. The 2017 growth rate correlates to the lower i…
    Maria Shepherd, President and Founder, Medi-Vantage 05.23.19

  • 3-D Printing/Additive Mfg. | Assembly & Automation | Machining & Tooling | Materials
    What’s ‘In’ for Manufacturing? (Hint: It’s Not Neon)

    What’s ‘In’ for Manufacturing? (Hint: It’s Not Neon)

    It seems the only time I catch up on the latest clothing fashions is when I seek inspiration online for columns I write pertaining to trends. Each time I do, I’m reminded why I read magazines like MPO and ODT instead of something in the checkou…
    Dawn A. Lissy, President & Founder, Empirical 05.23.19

  • Developing Market Access Strategies

    Developing Market Access Strategies

    Clearly, innovation is one of the keys to success for medtech OEMs and their suppliers. But it’s not the only key—market access is equally as important to long-term growth, as it helps drive immediate sales and generate a return on invest…
    Florence Joffroy-Black and Dave Sheppard, MedWorld Advisors 05.23.19