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I love to walk I loved to hike.
-- was not able to do that anymore.
460 year old Keisel and Simmons simple everyday task proved to be painful after she get injured at work.
We took a cruise tour of Alaska.
And we were planning our excursions.
-- I'd look at -- oh that's great girl I can't do that because I can't walk I just said this is it I have to do something.
Last summer Cecil and join the more than 400000.
Americans who have knee replacement each year.
So we went behind the scenes to check out the technology that is giving -- patients their life back.
We start with a wax pattern.
Make -- -- -- -- -- that the wax is melted out and the excellent molten metal is -- -- to make the actual metal components.
That component then goes through a series of manufacturing steps and processes that are both.
Highly automated lots of robotic technology but also a lot of handwork and inspection that -- into each and every individual component.
Stryker orthopedics makes about a million -- placements every year at this facility.
With the new X three technology.
-- components last longer work harder and easier to implant.
We were very very closely.
With our physician customers to make sure that we're providing the products services and procedures that they need.
To improve the quality of life of their patients.
I am so grateful.
That medical science has come this far that -- that I must be able to have something like this.
It's given me my my -- -- back again and that's you know to me that that's very important.
After a good experience she's a -- got a second knee replacement just ten weeks ago.
So until next time I'm Dr.
Manny Fox News.
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