A first-of-its-kind implant, which acts as a cushion for a joint, is giving hope to millions of Americans who are looking for a permanent solution to arthritis. Synthetic cartilage, made from the same material as a contact lens, acts as a cushion for the joint and is intended for use in the treatment of patients with painful arthritis at the base of the big toe, the most common arthritic condition in the foot.
For a select number of patients who have the right indications, this could be a game changer. Click the link below to read an article from NBC Nightly News on this new product!
NBC Nightly News – New Arthritis Treatment Could be a ‘Game-Changer’