Replacing your joint with the help of a robotic arm

Dr Lee in full concentration as he performs a robotic-assisted knee replacement surgery. — Dr LEE CHONG MENG

As our nation heads towards becoming an ageing one, we can expect to see an increase in people suffering from joint aches and pains.

The likely cause: wear and tear of the joints or osteoarthritis, where the cartilage within a joint begins to break down and the underlying bone begins to change.

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