What is used to build a total knee implant?

Undergoing a total knee replacement can be an anxiety provoking experience – but it doesn’t have to be! Often this apprehension is due to unknowns about the surgery and the implant itself – so education and information can go a long way to alleviate some of those fears. In this post, we will try to address one common topic of discussion that comes up with knee replacement patients:  Total knee replacement implants are not organs or tissue, they are synthetic, which may leave you asking, “What, exactly, is going to be put into my body?” During knee replacement surgery, the...