Arthrosurface Blog

News/Events

  • Arthrosurface Launches OsteoMATE for the Treatment of Osteoarthritis in the Hand

    Franklin, MA., April 26, 2017 – Arthrosurface, Inc. today announced the first surgery using the new OsteoMATE arthrodesis implant as an alternative to Four Corner Fusion of the Hand. The procedure was performed by David Ruch, MD Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke Orthopaedic Surgery, Durham, NC. The OsteoMATE arthrodesis implant is comprised of allograft bone; provided pre-shaped, pre-drilled and sterile. The OsteoMATE implant design is optimized for Four Corner Fusion of the hand and ...

  • Arthrosurface at the Orthopedic Summit

    Arthrosurface will be exhibiting next week at the Orthopedic Summit in Las Vegas, NV. Stop by our booth to see What’s New! The post Arthrosurface at the Orthopedic Summit appeared first on Arthrosurface. ...

  • New Extremity Products are Driving Growth for Arthrosurface

    FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Arthrosurface® announced today that at the September 27, 2016 American Society for Podiatric Surgery (ASPS) meeting in Baltimore, Maryland, the new CheckMATE® 3.0 Toe Fusion Plate was launched for end stage toe arthritis. One study showed that 35%-60% of the population over 65 years old has osteoarthritis of the big toe, making this a common problem. The CheckMATE® toe fusion plate was designed to offer advantages over existing sy...

  • New Motion Preserving Wrist Implant hits 1 year Milestone [Press Release]

    FRANKLIN, Mass., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — In May of 2015 the new motion preserving WristMotion hemiarthroplasty implant from Arthrosurface, Inc. (www.arthrosurface.com) was launched. The following month, the first patients were treated by the three co-developing surgeons, Dr. Randall Culp, Dr. Joseph Sherrill and Dr. Insok Yi. The WristMotion implant system is designed to intraoperatively map the curvature of the patients’ wrist joint and resurface the arthritic bone with a cong...

Patient Stories

  • HemiCAP Hip Patient, Kellie, Hits Her 15 Year Milestone

    We are so excited to share an update on one of our very first Hip HemiCAP Implant recipients, Kellie who recently hit her 15-year milestone! She says, “having the HemiCAP surgery has changed my life.” 15 years ago, in July of 2003, Kellie had her surgery, which was performed by Dr. Marc Philippon. Because she was having severe pain in her hip, which made it difficult to walk, be active, and even go to work, she opted for the joint preserving Hip HemiCAP Implant. Following the surger...

  • Rudy is Back to Breaking Powerlifting World Records After Receiving Bilateral OVO Implants

    We’re very excited to introduce our newest patient testimonial, Rudy Kadlub, who opted for bilateral OVO Stemless Total Shoulder implants with Inlay Glenoids! Currently, Rudy is the co-owner of Kabuki Strength in Clackamas, OR and is a competitive, World Record Powerlifter. Rudy originally injured both of his shoulders playing football in college. For years he endured and pushed through the pain all to avoid the dreaded shoulder replacement surgeries. Despite his continued shoulder pain, ...

  • Brian Be Nimble, Brian Be Quick… Thanks to the Shoulder HemiCAP Implant!

    Everyone, meet Brian! Our newest Shoulder HemiCAP patient testimonial! Brian is currently a personal trainer and competitively sprints at the master’s level. However, when he was in his late 20’s, Brian seriously injured his shoulder while powerlifting. The injury caused a large bone spur and arthritis in his shoulder, but despite the pain, he tried to remain as active as possible, pushing through the pain daily. His sprinting began to suffer, as arms help to make running more efficient. E...

  • The OVO Shoulder Implant is a Home Run for Larry!

    Meet Larry Whitcomb, our latest shoulder OVO patient testimonial! Larry maintains a very active lifestyle; he plays competitive softball, does CrossFit, coaches multiple high school sports teams and owns an automotive repair shop in California. Larry injured his shoulder doing CrossFit and as his injury got progressively worse things like sleeping on his right side, and even lifting his arm above his head became impossible. Larry made an appointment with Dr. Britt Miller, MD, from Kaiser Perma...

Product/Clinical

  • Arthrosurface Launches the Stemless OVOMotion Shoulder Arthroplasty System

    FRANKLIN, Mass., Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Arthrosurface®, Inc. announced today the official launch of its latest product, the stemless OVOMotion Shoulder Arthroplasty System with Inlay Glenoid. FDA Cleared in April 2018, this stemless total shoulder system provides the surgeon with an approach that results in increased exposure to the glenoid, minimal bone removal, and is designed for patients with painful and/or severely disabled shoulder joints resulting from arthritis, traum...

  • Arthrosurface receives FDA Clearance of Patellofemoral WaveKahuna Arthroplasty System

    FRANKLIN, Mass., June 29, 2018 — Today, Arthrosurface, Inc., a leading provider of minimally invasive, motion preserving joint restoration systems, announces their recent FDA 510(k) Clearance to market the Patellofemoral (PF) WaveKahuna Arthroplasty System. The PF WaveKahuna Arthroplasty System is a line extension to The Company’s previously cleared and commercially marketed family of HemiCAP® Patellofemoral & PF Wave Systems. Shane Shankle, VP of US Sales expressed, ̶...

  • Positive Knee Preservation Outcomes Using the Innovative Arthrosurface Inlay PF Wave™

    Franklin, Massachusetts based Arthrosurface, Inc. announced today that midterm clinical results reconfirmed joint preservation in patellofemoral (PF) surgery with the PF Wave Implant System. 5-year results presented by Dr. Jonas Pogorzelski at the recent ESSKA Congress in Glasgow, Scotland found significant improvement in symptoms and no progression of knee arthritis. Isolated patellofemoral arthritis occurs when there is loss of cartilage limited to the central portion of the knee joint. For a...

  • The OVO Shoulder Implant is a Home Run for Larry!

    Meet Larry Whitcomb, our latest shoulder OVO patient testimonial! Larry maintains a very active lifestyle; he plays competitive softball, does CrossFit, coaches multiple high school sports teams and owns an automotive repair shop in California. Larry injured his shoulder doing CrossFit and as his injury got progressively worse things like sleeping on his right side, and even lifting his arm above his head became impossible. Larry made an appointment with Dr. Britt Miller, MD, from Kaiser Perma...

Fitness/Health

  • Pumpkin Spice Really is Everything Nice

    Whether you are a pumpkin spice fiend or are sick of the hype, I’m here to tell you that pumpkin spice may help you relieve some of your joint pain. The natural ingredients for pumpkin spice are full of anti-inflammatory properties and are actually incredibly healthy. By now you know that inflammation is the root cause of many acute and chronic diseases, including arthritis, elevated cholesterol, and chronic muscle pain. So… What is Pumpkin Spice? Although deceiving, pumpkin spice does n...

  • 10 Unlikely Things That Cause Joint Pain

    When you think of causes of joint pain, most people go immediately to age, too much exercise, injury and arthritis. However, did you know that these ten things can cause or increase your joint pain? 1. Anxiety. While there are many types, anxiety disorders share a general feature of excessive fear and as a result cause behavioral and functional disturbances. What you may not know is that joint pain is a complex symptom of anxiety. There are many reasons that people who have anxiety feel increa...

  • Happy National Avocado Day!

    If you suffer from arthritis or any other condition that causes inflammation, adopting a healthier diet may help reduce your pain. Substituting inflammatory foods for those with anti-inflammatory nutrients can lessen the number of flare-ups that you have. Here is a list of what foods to avoid and some great substitutes to add into your diet. Eat Avocados! July 31st is National Avocado Day, so it’s fitting that we start with avocados and their anti-inflammatory benefits! Avocados are rich in mo...

  • 5 Tips for Traveling with Joint Pain

    In the midst of summer, we know many people are heading out on their long-awaited travels. Whether it be a vacation with your family, a business trip, or a quick weekend get away with your friends, chances are you will be going somewhere this month for your next adventure. July and August are the most popular travel months of the year. If you suffer with joint pain, traveling can be tedious and not something you look forward to. Although it can’t be fully avoided, here are a few tips to help y...

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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.