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Who is the The MAKOplasty® Procedure for?

If you are experiencing pain in your knees, you may be a good candidate for the makoplasty procedure. In our previous articles, we have discussed ways to prevent and treat knee pain. This procedure is an innovative solution for patients who don’t respond to conservative treatment.

MAKOplasty in Palm Beach County

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Makoplasty in Palm Beach County – MAKOplasty® Partial Knee Resurfacing is an innovative treatment option for adults living with early to mid-stage osteoarthritis (OA) in either the medial (inner), patellofemoral (top), or lateral (outer) compartments of the knee. It is powered by the RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System, which allows for consistently reproducible precision in performing partial knee resurfacing.

The RIO® System enables surgeons and hospitals to address the needs of a large and growing, yet currently underserved patient population. Patients who desire a return to their previous lifestyle with reduced pain and want a minimally invasive procedure and rapid recovery may benefit from MAKOplasty®.

What is the Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System (RIO®)?

The RIO® Robotic Arm Interactive Orthopedic System features three-dimensional pre-surgical planning. During surgery, the RIO® provides the surgeon with real-time visual, tactile and auditory feedback to facilitate optimal joint resurfacing and implant positioning. It is this optimal placement that can result in more natural knee motion following surgery.
RIO® Features:
• Accurately plan the implant size, orientation and alignment utilizing CT-derived 3-D modeling
• Enabling the pre-resection capture of patient-specific kinematic tracking through full flexion and extension
• Real-time intra-operative adjustments for correct knee kinematics and soft-tissue balance
• Minimally invasive and bone sparing, with minimal tissue trauma for faster recovery


Orthopedic specialist in Palm Beach County– About PBOI

If you are interested in finding out more about knee reconstruction procedures performed at Palm Beach Orthopedic Institute, make sure to contact us. Have a look at our website or give us a call – we are more than happy to help you. We are looking forward to seeing you soon!


We would like to remind you that Palm Beach Orthopaedic Institute has orthopedic doctors in Palm Beach County in the following locations:



West Palm Beach

Palm Beach Gardens


For more information about our orthopedic surgeons in Palm Beach County, Contact Us Today.

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    4215 Burns Rd
    Suite 100
    Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

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    1411 N Flagler Dr
    Suite 9800
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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    2055 Military Tr
    Suite 200
    Jupiter, FL 33458

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    7701 Southern Blvd
    Suite 100
    West Palm Beach, FL 33411