As a dressage instructor, Ralph Drietzler knows the importance of being light and quick on your feet around horses. After having one knee replaced with an off-the-shelf implant (and being unhappy with the results), Ralph decided to speak with Dr. Vincent Santoro about a custom-made solution in hope of experiencing less pain after knee replacement surgery.
Watch as he compares the function of his off-the-shelf knee to his Conformis knee!
More Patient Experiences
Elaine enjoyed hiking and took both ballet and modern jazz dance classes before she suffered a knee injury while at the gym. Her knees continued to degrade over the next 10 years to the point where she could barely walk. After receiving 2 custom-made knees, she is back to her active lifestyle.SEE Elaine's VIDEO »
Cal is a cattle rancher who struggled for 10 years with debilitating knee pain. His osteoarthritis became so bad that he couldn’t perform daily tasks – his pain on a “level from 1 to 10 was a 12”. After surgery, Cal is now able to enjoy his time on the cattle ranch and the golf course again.SEE Cal's VIDEO »
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