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Fox Valley Customized Knee Replacements

We Design Replacements Based On Your Unique Needs

At Fox Valley Orthopedics, we offer customized knee replacements. Using both x-ray and MRI, your surgeon will create custom-fitted, custom-made guides to use for your total joint replacement surgery. A custom femoral implant will also be selected based on your anatomy.

The Signature™ system utilizes custom femoral (thighbone) and tibial (shinbone) positioning guides that fit directly onto your unique anatomy. Using your MRI results, a computer program creates a three-dimensional joint reconstruction, enabling your surgeon to plan total knee replacement before surgery.

Experience the Signature Difference:

  • Standard Knee Replacements – With a standard, non-MRI designed knee replacement, the surgeon designs the implantation during the procedure once the joint has been exposed
  • Signature Knee Replacements – With a Signature™ custom fitted guide, you enter surgery with a pre-designed system custom-made for your body based on MRI. The femoral (thigh borne) implant is also hand selected by your doctor.

Get a more natural range of motion including better flexion which allows for a more natural kneeling.

With this custom knee replacement system, you will enjoy a much lower likelihood of feeling like your implant is “too tight” or “too loose” after surgery compared to traditional knee replacement methods.

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(630) 584-1400

Prevention Program...Register Today!

Whether you are a seasoned athlete or weekend warrior, sports injuries can often be prevented or reduced by following a few simple precautions. Learn firsthand how to reduce your risk of acute injuries (sprains, strains, fractures, and dislocations) and overuse injuries (tendinitis, stress fractures, swimmer’s shoulder, runner’s/jumper’s knee, and shin splints). In addition, learn how single sports specialization, as a young athlete, can lead to overuse injury and burnout. The program will cover specific physical therapy prevention techniques and healthy lifestyle tips. This program is presented by orthopedic surgeon and team doctor for the Kane County Cougars, Dr. James Sostak of Fox Valley Orthopedics.

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Oh My Aching Feet -- Arthritis
in the Feet & Ankles

Arthritis in your feet can affect your every move as inflammation and swelling of the joints become increasingly more difficult. Fox Valley Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon Dr. Eric Bartel will discuss arthritis on the lower extremities and ankles, and how to prevent, treat and even live with arthritis. Biological infusion therapy will also be discussed, and well as using mobility aids.

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