Recent technological advances have opened a new chapter in knee implants.
Smith & Nephew’s JOURNEY knee is a first-of-its-kind joint replacement that combines the natural shape, motion and stability of the human knee with low-friction OXINIUM◊ material.
Your knee is a hinge joint, but it does not swing like a simple door hinge. It has a complex rotational element and stabilizing ligaments that you don’t notice are there - but many patients know when they’re not after knee replacement surgery.
Unlike other knee implants, the JOURNEY knee was designed with sophisticated computer models to reproduce the original internal shapes and angled forces of the human knee through its full range of motion - accommodating the swing-and-rotate of the joint with the same engineering principles your real knee currently uses. This means you may now regain your natural feeling stride after knee replacement surgery.
This unique, high-performance total knee replacement is the only one that restores the stabilizing function of your ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and PCL (posterior cruciate ligament). And it’s made with OXINIUM technology, which is 4,900 times more resistant to the scratching that makes other knee implants fail before their time.
Click here to read more about Smith & Nephew’s exclusive OXINIUM technology for knee implants.
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