Arthrosurface Blog

News/Events

  • World Arthritis Day: Explore Your Solution Options!

    World Arthritis Day (WAD) is a global awareness-raising day. We are participating by sharing information about our joint preservation, sports medicine and orthobiologic systems intended to treat damage to the body and/or joints caused by arthritis, injury or other disease. Did you know? 1 in 4 Americans suffer from arthritis, yet many of them are unaware of all the treatment options that are available. We are highlighting one product from each of our newly integrated companies. Continue reading ...

  • [New Study] Shoulder Arthroplasty with Inlay Glenoid component linked with IMPROVED outcomes

    According to a new study, the rate of return to work for patients who receive the Arthrosurface OVO with Inlay Glenoid is 92.6%, with 76% of patients making a full recovery back to preoperative occupational demand levels. Featured in Healio Orthopedics, Dr. Gregory Nicholson explains why this is a good option for patients who want to remain active. Continue reading to learn more Anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty with an inlay glenoid component and a stemless, ovoid humeral head led to a high ...

  • Why Are Surgeons Choosing Our Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacement for Active Patients?

    Why Are Surgeons Choosing Our Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacement for Active Patients?The following interview with Dr. Gregory Nicholson was featured in SmartTRAK on 4/13/20.  New research shows excellent results for anatomic TSA using a stemless humeral component with an inlay glenoid. Dr. Gregory Nicholson gives the breakdown on the research, indications, market acceptance and limitations. In the market for total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), younger, active patients with degenerative condit...

  • The Appealing Benefits of Anatomic Joint Preservation Arthroplasty- ODT Magazine

    See why the aging, active population is favoring joint preservation over traditional total joint replacement. “In my opinion, the demand for joint preservation procedures will continue well beyond 2020, driven by the fact that fitness and an active way of life are now priorities for many people.” – Kevin Farmer, MD, Associate Professor at the University of Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits and the future of joint preser...

Patient Stories

  • Overcoming Knee Pain: A #StayAtHome Q&A with Letia Payne, Arthrosurface PF Wave® Implant Patient

    Letia Payne is a Boston-based athlete who was a gymnast long before she began competing in triathlons. Since then, Letia has shifted her focus to strength training. Her no-nonsense regimen has kept her both fit and sane during Massachusetts’ months-long safer-at-home ordinance. You may remember her testimonial from 2014, wherein she describes her experience receiving the Arthrosurface PF Wave® (patellofemoral) knee implant. It has been over five years since her surgery, and we thought it woul...

  • Al is back to Boxing and Martial Arts after his OVO with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Implant!

    Al Catanzarite was always very active until a lingering shoulder injury from his 20’s began to interfere with simple everyday tasks. See why Al asserts, “I can do the things I love to do that I couldn’t do before” after receiving the OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder Implant!   Pushing through the pain Al Catanzarite is back to boxing after surgery!Some of Al’s favorite activities include martial arts, weightlifting, and even boxing. He also enjoys lower impact, more common act...

  • This Doctor Chose The OVOMotion with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Replacement! Find Out Why…

    See why this Physician chose the OVOMotion® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Replacement!Dr. David Schreiber is a Radiation Oncologist in Rancho Mirage, California. Unfortunately, he  had suffered from a chronic shoulder injury for years. Over time, it caused his left shoulder to deteriorate to the point that he couldn’t continue his passion of working out without experiencing severe shoulder pain. After trying an arthroscopic repair, his cartilage continued to wear down to the point where it was...

  • Our Shoulder System Featured on Local News Channel!

    In case you missed it. This news story originally appeared on WNYT-TV on May 16, 2019 which discussed new options for shoulder surgery. Dr. Joseph Zimmerman and his patient Roger were interviewed about their experience with the OVO® Stemless Total Shoulder Implant. Check it out below. Improving technology helping lower shoulder surgery risks May 16, 2019 02:03 PM More than 50,000 people will undergo a shoulder replacement this year. That number has climbed over the past decade as techno...

Product/Clinical

  • Thinking About Wrist Surgery? Ask Your Surgeon These Questions First!

    Do you suffer from wrist pain due to osteoarthritis or snac or slac wrist? Many patients are unaware of all the treatment options available to them, many having post-operative limitations. Patients should feel comfortable with their post-operative expectations. For example, after a wrist fusion, you will not be able to bend your wrist or perform certain tasks. It is important to ask your surgeon the right questions, so you are receiving the appropriate surgical procedure suitable for your lif...

  • Why Are Surgeons Choosing Our Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacement for Active Patients?

    Why Are Surgeons Choosing Our Anatomic Total Shoulder Replacement for Active Patients?The following interview with Dr. Gregory Nicholson was featured in SmartTRAK on 4/13/20.  New research shows excellent results for anatomic TSA using a stemless humeral component with an inlay glenoid. Dr. Gregory Nicholson gives the breakdown on the research, indications, market acceptance and limitations. In the market for total shoulder arthroplasty (TSA), younger, active patients with degenerative condit...

  • 12 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon before Toe Surgery

    Do you suffer from Toe pain due to Arthritis or pain in your big toe that is limiting your range of motion? Many patients are unaware of all the treatment options available to them, many having post-operative limitations. Patients should feel comfortable with their post-operative expectations. For example, after toe fusion, you will not be able to bend your toe or perform certain tasks that you may have done prior to the surgery. It is important to ask your surgeon the right questions, so yo...

  • Joint Preservation- 7 Questions with John Uribe, MD

    “Inlay glenoid implants are a paradigm-changer in shoulder surgery”- John Uribe, MD In case you missed it! This interview originally appeared in Becker’s ASC Review in June 2019. Angie Stewart from Becker’s ASC Review interviewed Dr. John Uribe about his experience with the Arthrosurface joint implant systems. Check out the interview below for 7 Questions with John Uribe, MD Joint preservation in the era of value-based care — 7 Qs with Dr. John Uribe Arthrosurface OVOMotion Shoulder A...

Fitness/Health

  • Overcoming Knee Pain: A #StayAtHome Q&A with Letia Payne, Arthrosurface PF Wave® Implant Patient

    Letia Payne is a Boston-based athlete who was a gymnast long before she began competing in triathlons. Since then, Letia has shifted her focus to strength training. Her no-nonsense regimen has kept her both fit and sane during Massachusetts’ months-long safer-at-home ordinance. You may remember her testimonial from 2014, wherein she describes her experience receiving the Arthrosurface PF Wave® (patellofemoral) knee implant. It has been over five years since her surgery, and we thought it woul...

  • [Guest Blogger] How to Exercise SAFELY after your Shoulder Surgery

    After shoulder surgery, weeks of Physical Therapy (PT) can feel daunting.  That being said, PT is still important to the healing process, and hurrying it will not do you any favors. Here are 8 Easy Exercises you can do after Shoulder Surgery, provided by a guest blogger; Daniel Demoss. Daniel has a master’s degree in physical therapy from NYU Steinhardt and is a personal trainer from Denver, CO. There are many surgical options for treating Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis, also referred to as Sho...

  • 5 Tips for Turning Gardening into a Pain-Free, Enjoyable Hobby!

    National Gardening Exercise Day is here, and we are bringing you some top tips for how to make gardening a pain-free and enjoyable hobby! While trying to make the most out of the extra time at home this year, many of us have a renewed focus on gardening and yardwork. Gardening is beneficial for both the mind and body, and we can’t think of a better time to get started. Continue reading to learn more! Although gardening can be a great form of exercise, the repetitive motions and positioning of ...

  • Choosing the right footwear when running with arthritis

    If you suffer from arthritis you are not alone! With nearly 350 million people worldwide, and more than half under the age of 65; chances are that either you or someone you know is struggling with the symptoms of arthritis. Since June 3rd is #GlobalRunningDay, we’d like to share some tips on choosing the right footwear in order to help improve the quality of your walk or run! Best Running Sneakers for osteoarthritis (OA) of the knees: Each individual’s type and location of arthritis in their...

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Jeff LaMaster founded LaMaster Medical in 2005.  Over the years, LaMaster Medical has evolved into an orthopedic solutions company that provides a unique combination of the best network of orthopedic manufacturers along with the most professional sales expertise and customer service available in the industry.  It is our vision to facilitate the process of providing our customers the best orthopedic solutions in order to get their patients back to a healthy and active lifestyle.  LaMaster Medical is a leading provider of orthopedic solutions to surgeons throughout the Southeast.