Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery

Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery

Bayside Orthopaedic was the first to bring Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted surgery to Baldwin County, and our surgeons have performed hundreds of joint replacements since. For those suffering painful arthritis of the knee or hip, the precision of Mako technology offers a state-of-the-art solution  With a 3D virtual model of your unique anatomy and a robotic arm, Mako helps us plan and perform a completely customized joint replacement. Mako’s precision allows you to keep more of your healthy bone, speeding recovery more comfortably.

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Mako total hip

Arthritis or injury to the knee or hip are some of the most common complaints from not just our own patients but millions of Americans.   If you haven’t experienced adequate relief with conservative treatment options, Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery might be right for you.

In clinical studies, Mako resulted in:

  • More accurate placement and alignment of hip implants based on the surgical plan.*
  • Less likelihood of hip dislocation.*
  • Reduced blood loss.*
  • Replication of the feeling of a natural hip.*
  • Preservation of healthy bone.*

Mako total knee

The Mako difference:

  • In laboratory studies, Mako Total Knee enabled surgeons to execute their surgical plans more accurately. *
  • In a clinical study, Mako protected soft tissue and ligaments from damage. *
  • In a clinical study, Mako patients surveyed 6 months after surgery reported lower pain scores than those who received a conventional joint replacement. *
  • In a clinical study, Mako patients surveyed 6 months after surgery reported better patient satisfaction scores compared to those who received a conventional joint replacement. *

Mako Partial Knee

In clinical studies, Mako Partial Knee resulted in:

  • More accurate bone removal and implant placement, which may result in improved outcomes and functioning of the knee. *
  • Less pain in the days and weeks following surgery. *
  • Shorter hospital stay. *
  • Quicker recovery, where 9 out of 10 patients were walking without an aid, such as a cane or walker, three weeks after surgery. *
  • 91% of patients being satisfied or very satisfied 5 years after surgery.*

* References on the above studies can be found here: