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First in the Region to Utilize Mako® Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology for Joint Replacement

Mako robotic-arm assisted technology enables our surgeons at Alomere Health to provide total knee replacement, total hip replacement, or partial knee replacement patients with a personalized surgical experience based on his or her specific diagnosis and anatomy.

Benefits include:

  • Implants designed for natural, normal movement
  • Less pain and quicker recovery than traditional joint replacements
  • Personalized surgical plans based on your anatomy for longer-lasting joints
  • Reduced risk of complications — our surgeons know more and cut less
  • Same-day joint replacement may be available for healthy, appropriate patients who want to be actively focused on recovering at home

Notable Mako statistics:

  • Heartland Orthopedic Specialists & Alomere Health have completed nearly 1,500 Mako robotic-arm assisted joint replacements
  • Over 92% of our Mako robotic-arm assisted joint replacement patients are discharged home after their surgery
  • Our patients' length of surgery on average was 77 minutes, while Stryker's benchmark data averaged 89 minutes*
  • Our patients' distance walked after surgery on average was 146 feet, while Stryker's benchmark data averaged 107 feet*
  • Our patients' length of stay after surgery on average was 30.5 hours, while Stryker's benchmark data averaged 31.4 hours*
  • Our patients' 30-day readmission rate on average was 1.13%, while Stryker's benchmark data averaged 1.29%*

If you're ready to discuss your hip or knee problem and Mako Robotic-Assisted Arm Technology treatment options with one of our specialty-trained Mako System surgeons, Eric W. Nelson, M.D.Emily J.M. Monroe, M.D., Aaron J. Balgaard, M.D., Dennis P. Weigel, M.D., and Paul A. Dale, M.D., visit us in Alexandria, Willmar, Morris, Graceville, Wadena, or Fergus Falls. You can request an appointment online or call us at 800.762.1177.

*2021 data shows that Heartland Orthopedic Specialists & Alomere Health is achieving superior patient outcomes and fewer complications compared to benchmark averages in Stryker's database, which comprises more than 600,000 elective knee and hip surgeries and over 40,000 Mako cases from 200-plus U.S. hospitals.