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Exciting 3D Printing Technology Discussed by a Bay Area Knee Replacement Doctor

Saving the life of an at-risk, innocent child will always be heralded as a noble and meaningful act. Surprisingly, 3D printing is responsible for such a significant feat. It recently helped save the life of a new baby when doctors successfully created a special splint to keep his airway open. While this procedure was a matter of life or death, 3D printing can be used to accurately perform various forms of procedures. Many an orthopedic surgeon are touting 3D printing as the next best technological improvement to hit the medical industry.

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New ACL Treatment Option Explained by a San Francisco ACL Doctor

Damaging your ACL often leads to surgery. Unfortunately, repairing the torn ligament doesn’t often work. Your Bay Area ACL specialist or surgeon may need to rely on replacing the ligament, instead. A process that can be costly, painful, and challenging from a recovery standpoint. Promising new research from Harvard, however, indicates that future ACL treatments may forego surgery altogether and rely on encouraging the ligament to heal itself.

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