Knee distractor

The Kneedistractor is an external fixator used to remedy knee osteoarthritis and to hold off, or prevent, a knee prosthesis. The unique system is worn 6-8 weeks on both sides of the knee. With this system, the patiënt is able to do his job. The restored cartilage itself . After this period, the kneedistractor and the bone pins where removed from the bone, and the patient can walk again without pain for several years.

With a team of four people it was our job to convert the Proof of Principle of the basic elements to a conventional product . This was successful. The system has improved usability, design and technical mechanisms .

The Unerversity Medical Centrum te Utrecht has started a mobility clinic with also knee distraction. If you are interested, click the button below.