[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 […]

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.

New Report Outlines Two Revision Cases to Arthrosurface HemiCAP

Patients Are Living Longer and More Active Lifestyles More and more Hallux Rigidus (stiffness/arthritis of the big toe joint) patients are demanding solutions that not only relieve their pain, but also allow them to improve their range of motion. For this reason, synthetic cartilage implants became a popular solution among those physicians treating Hallux Rigidus. […]

[New Data] Study Supports Benefits of the Arthrosurface OVO® with Glenoid Shoulder System

The data says it all! Excellent Pain Relief, Patient Satisfaction and Functional Improvements using the OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System. A study was recently published in the Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, and you can get all the details here.

New England Shoulder & Elbow Society 2020 Annual Meeting

Come visit Arthrosurface at the NESES 2020 Annual Meeting to learn more about the OVO Primary Stemless Shoulder System, the Shoulder HemiCAP® Systems, the Glenojet™ Allograft System and the OVOMotion Shoulder Arthroplasty System. We hope to see you there!

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 […]

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,

Arthrosurface Takes a Strong Step Forward with New Hammertoe Product

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/arthrosurface-takes-a-strong-step-forward-with-new-hammertoe-product-253435281.html FRANKLIN, Mass., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Arthrosurface Inc., (arthro3b.wpengine.com), a developer of less-invasive joint restoration systems, performed its first hammertoe correction surgeries in February using the new, sterile and completely disposable ToeMATE system. It consists of two intramedullary bone screws, a morse-taper interlock pin and hand driven preparation tools. The product has FDA Clearance […]

Arthrosurface Launches New Product!

Last month, Arthrosurface launched a brand new sterile, complete and off-the-shelf product designed for fracture fixation known as the Pinit Plate. Essentially, it works like a modular staple but with the strength of a plate. The system consists of different plates and multiple screw lengths so it can be configured into a myriad of combinations […]

The New NanoFx "Thumble"

NanoFx is a new treatment approach by Arthrosurface for mesenchymal stem cell stimulation. This new approach to microfracture provides improved cell recruitment through deeper, open bone channels when compared to shallow, bone compacted microfracture perforations. To continue to boost the success of the NanoFx line, we have designed a new “Thumble” that attaches to the NanoFx handle to make […]

New Patient Success Stories!

Over the past few weeks we have received multiple success stories from Arthrosurface patients across the US. Below are their unscripted stories: Karen: Speech Therapist [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1dPIbUIVnQ] Chris Cascells: Orthopedic Surgeon [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ardW0EPszWQ] Teresa: Custodian (Spanish Speaking) [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtcUN4thB6c] If you would like to join our patient testimonial program, please contact Aislyn Arnone at aarnone@arthrosurface.com.

Brand New Website is Now LIVE!

We are very excited to announce that the BRAND NEW Arthrosurface Website is now live!  The new website includes features for patients as well as for surgeons.  Visit arthro3b.wpengine.com or click the link above to visit our new site. Patient Features Updated listing of surgeons in your area Hear success stories from HemiCAP Patients Learn […]

Sneak peak at our brand new website!

The team at Arthrosurface has been working closely with Ninedot, a creative agency in Providence, RI to develop a new company website that is set to launch next week. To make Arthrosurface.com a more user friendly site, we have separated it into two sections: Patients and Medical Professionals. This way, the viewer can find relatable […]

Arthrosurface Shoulder News

This morning, Arthrosurface attended the AAOS Shoulder Arthroplasty course at the Orthopedic Learning Center (OLC) in Rosemont, IL.  In addition to the event directors, key upper extremity surgeons from around the country attended the course.  The surgeons were there to learn about the latest options for treating shoulder cartilage and soft tissue injuries as well […]

New Shoulder Products Bolster Growth

20-Sep-2011 Arthrosurface Revenue Growth Bolstered by Shoulder Product Solution FRANKLIN, Mass., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Arthrosurface, Inc. (arthro3b.wpengine.com), the developer of less-invasive joint resurfacing systems, recently announced the release of its Glenoid resurfacing product line.  The company reports that release of this product line as a complement to its full line of shoulder resurfacing […]

Arthrosurface Launches New Product for Treatment of Patello-Femoral Disease

14-Aug-2006 FRANKLIN, MA – (PR Newswire) – August 14, 2006 – Arthrosurface, Inc. (arthro3b.wpengine.com), the developer of less-invasive joint resurfacing systems, recently received FDA clearance to launch its cartilage surface implant system for the treatment of patello-femoral disease. Steve Ek, COO, offered, “This is another large market in orthopaedics that, up until now, has been […]

AAOS 2021: Here’s what Anika has in store for the Annual Meeting

Anika (with Arthrosurface and Parcus) will be showcasing two of its most groundbreaking products at this year’s annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)”. AAOS is the largest orthopedic meeting and conference in the United States, and is taking place August 31 – September 3 in San Diego, CA. AAOS brings together […]

Anika’s Transformation Story

The merging of these three companies in early 2020 positions Anika to provide meaningful solutions that address unmet needs in joint preservation and restoration by offering a broad and differentiated portfolio of products to treat orthopedic conditions in the early intervention orthopedic continuum of care.

Rotator Cuff Tears: What are they and how are they treated?

You use it when you throw a baseball, paint a ceiling, and lift a barbell over your head: the rotator cuff. It’s a collection of four muscles and attached tendons that anchor your upper arm bone — the humerus — into the shoulder socket. A painful tear can sideline an athlete or limit a person’s […]

Alternatives to Total Joint Replacement

Perhaps over-the-counter pain medications no longer ease your knee pain. Maybe the days of hoisting your grandchild on to your shoulders, her favorite perch, are over. And unfortunately, that complaining knee has finally put the kibosh on skiing and running. For many chronic joint pain sufferers, total joint replacement may seem inevitable, but there are […]

Insufficiency Fractures: What are they and when to consult your doctor

Exercise is a great way to stay in shape and boost your mood, but sometimes overuse and repetitive movements can cause small cracks in the bone, known as insufficiency fractures or stress fractures. An insufficiency fracture is a specific type of stress fracture that occurs below the surface of the bone on weight-bearing joints and […]

Taking Your Workout Back Outside

It can be difficult to stay active during a long winter, and by the time spring rolls around, many of us are itching to get moving again. When the weather warms up, it’s time to take your workout back outside. With that in mind, here are some tips to consider as you get back into […]

Orthopedic Related Injuries – Is It Time to See an Orthopedist?

Guest blog: Sports Ortho Urgent Care The human body can handle a great deal of wear and tear, but it is not indestructible. When pushed beyond its limits or subjected to trauma, your bones and muscles can sustain orthopedic injuries, which is any injury affecting the musculoskeletal system. The most common orthopedic injuries are those that affect […]

Eliminate Shoulder Pain: A Q&A with Vince, Arthrosurface OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder patient

Vince is a retired teacher who taught at a local community college in Iowa for 31 years. He injured his shoulder while working out in the college gym, lifting weights that were too heavy. The injury made day-to-day activities like reaching overhead increasingly painful and difficult. The pain also made it nearly impossible for Vince […]

Countdown to Joint Preservation Surgery: How to Prepare for the Procedure & Rehab

If you’re suffering from joint pain, you’re not alone. According to the CDC, more than 54 million Americans experience some form of joint pain caused by arthritis, with osteoarthritis being the most common form. Osteoarthritis occurs when the cartilage of the joint wears down, and the protective fluid and cartilage lose their shock-absorbing abilities, often resulting in […]

#StayActive in 2021: Three Reasons to Not Delay Your Elective Surgery

Nearly one in four adults in the U.S. endures chronic, debilitating joint pain that requires surgery. However, many people are delaying moving forward with procedures due to the uncertainties, and stress caused by COVID-19. In the meantime, the pain continues to impact quality of life, limiting mobility and even basic day-to-day activities. If you’re experiencing […]

Notice That Your Joint Pain Is Worse At Night? Here’s Why!

Many arthritis sufferers find that their symptoms are worse at night. It could be that levels of the anti-inflammatory hormone cortisol are naturally lower at night; plus, staying still in one position might cause joints to become stiff. Less distractions in the evening could also turn your attention inward on your joint pain, making your […]

World Arthritis Day: Explore Arthritis Solutions!

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 […]

Overcoming Knee Pain: 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 […]

Shoulder Pain Relief, Q&A with Rudy Kadlub, Co-owner of Kabuki Strength

Rudy Kadlub is a Powerlifting World Record holder (pre & post shoulder implants), Co-Owner of Kabuki Strength in Portland, Oregon, and Arthrosurface bilateral OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Total Shoulder patient. We recently caught up with him for some fitness tips to utilize at home throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and how he overcame shoulder pain […]

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 […]

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 […]

Overcoming Toe Pain: Q&A with Yoga Instructor and Arthrosurface ToeMotion Patient, Ruth Sanders

We recently caught up with Ruth Sanders, a yoga instructor in her 60’s living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She teaches yoga at Yoga Journey Studio in Boca Raton, Florida. You may remember her patient testimonial from a few years back where after years of agonizing toe pain, Ruth received the Arthrosurface ToeMotion® implant that changed […]

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 […]

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. […]

Staying At Home, A Q&A with Rudy Kadlub

We recently caught up with our friend and Arthrosurface bilateral OVO with Inlay Glenoid shoulder patient, Rudy Kadlub! Co-owner of Kabuki Strength in Portland, OR, Rudy is an active competitive powerlifter who continues to mentor and coach members. We asked him to share some helpful insights on how he’s maintaining an active lifestyle and navigating the new […]

Benefits of Omega-3's for Arthritis Sufferers

If you suffer from joint pain, inflammation, or arthritis, you have probably heard of Omega-3’s by now. Studies have shown the many benefits of adding Omega 3’s to your diet but there is a lot of information out there. Below, we’ve outlined a few of the key benefits that are important to know. Continue reading […]

AAOS Rewind! Introducing our PF WaveKahuna™ Arthroplasty System

AAOS may not be taking place this week, but in honor of this well attended meeting, we are sharing a highlight from last years meeting! The following interview with SmartTRAK from AAOS 2019 discusses the latest addition to our line of joint preservation knee implants, the PF WaveKahuna™ Arthroplasty System! This implant was designed for use […]

10 Stretches to Relieve Muscle Tension

Working from home? We’ve got you covered! Here are 10 stretches you can do to #StayActive, and help prevent muscle tension. As many people are settling into working from home, we’ve compiled a list of 10 stretches you can do to take a break from your computer. Whether you have arthritis or not, these stretches […]

[Another] Study Confirms the Benefits of Arthrosurface's OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System

Clinical Study Shows Improved Clinical Outcomes, High Rate of Return to Activity for Patients with Arthrosurface OVO® with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Arthroplasty System Data published in Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery found excellent range of motion with no reoperations or radiographic loosening. Continue reading for all the details from our press release!

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 […]

Rudy Kadlub – Through My Eyes: Living With Shoulder Arthritis

“You won’t be able to weightlift anymore. That’s what my orthopedic surgeon told me when we sat down to discuss getting a total shoulder replacement, something that seemed necessary to  treat my glenohumeral osteoarthritis (aka shoulder arthritis),” said, Rudy Kadlub, World-Class, Record Breaking Powerlifter and bi-lateral (both shoulders) Arthrosurface OVO with Inlay Glenoid Shoulder Patient. […]

Key Trends In Outpatient Orthopedics: Dr. Brian McKeon Weighs In

“I expect that within 10 years, 90% of all orthopedic surgeries will be performed in an outpatient setting.” – Brian McKeon, MD Dr. McKeon spoke to Beckers ASC Review about the rise in outpatient surgeries and how innovative products, like our joint preservation systems are enabling them. Read on to learn about the changes he […]

Baby Boomers Find Alternatives to Traditional Total Joint Replacements with Arthrosurface

Millions from the baby boomer generation in the US suffer from arthritis or chronic joint pain, and in many cases, a traditional total joint replacement leaves behind residual pain and restricted activity.  Dr. Anthony Miniaci discusses how less invasive procedures, such as those enabled by Arthrosurface implants, can help tackle these issues. Check it out […]

Orthopedic Design & Technology Interviewed Arthrosurface CEO Steve Ek

In case you missed it. This interview originally appeared on June 4, 2019 in ODT (Orthopedic Design and Technology) The interview with Steve Ek, CEO at Arthrosurface, dives into the innovation developing within the extremities market. Check it out below.

Bi-Annual Scientific Conference Presented by Highlands Foot & Ankle Institute

Arthrosurface will be exhibiting at the 2020 Bi-Annual Scientific Conference Presented by Highlands Foot & Ankle Institute. There, you can learn about our broad portfolio of foot and ankle preservation solutions, including two of our new products: the BOSS Toe Fixation System and the SpiralUp TCL Allograft. We hope to see you there!