Is Living With Knee Pain Really Living?
If you're one of the estimated 30 million Americans suffering from osteoarthritis1, discover how knee replacement using NAVIO◊ robotic assistance may help you return to the activities you love.
How Do I Know If I Am A Candidate For Robotics-Assisted Knee Replacement Using The NAVIO◊ System?
Although each patient must consult with a physician individually, typical knee replacement candidates share the following characteristics:
- Knee pain in the knee during activities
- Knee pain is limiting activities on more days than not
- Initial knee pain or stiffness caused by activities from a seated position
- No longer finding relief from non-surgical treatment options
Dr. Scott Strasburger, MD
Dr. Strasburger is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and has been practicing medicine for over 18 years.
Dr. Strasburger is originally from Holdrege, NE and received his bachelor’s degree in life sciences from Nebraska. He played football for the Cornhuskers and was a third-team All-American and a two-time All-Big Eight selection at Nebraska. Strasburger was also an academic All-American and earned the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award and postgraduate scholarship in 1984. He was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in 1985.
Strasburger attended the Nebraska Medical Center School of Medicine and served a surgical internship at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis. Strasburger returned to Tennessee for his orthopaedic residency and received advanced training at the world-renowned American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Ala.
Strasburger specializes in complex shoulder issues, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder instability, shoulder and knee replacements, ACL and all other knee and sports related injuries. He also has years of experience helping patients with other orthopaedic and sports medicine needs.
Strasburger is married and has three children. He is passionate about his community and supports a variety of charities including the UNL Catholic Newman Center, Make a Wish and Cystic Fibrosis.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Arthritis-Related Statistics, Prevalence of Specific Types of Arthritis, http://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/data_statistics/arthritis-related-stats.htm, accessed 8/10/16