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Patient impact
Our customers and their patients are at the heart of everything we do. The real-life impact of the technology we create inspires our dedication to improving patient outcomes. 
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Take on your joint pain

The Mako Total Hip Replacement was a great choice for me. I feel better than I have in a long time, I can get back to the activities that I love to do. I never should have put it off for so long.” 


Mako Total Hip replacement patient


Knowing the warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest helped saved his life
Derrick’s sudden cardiac arrest story

After going on a morning run, Derrick began to feel some chest discomfort. His wife, Melissa, a healthcare professional trained in resuscitation, quickly recognized the warning signs of a sudden cardiac arrest. Although he wasn’t having a heart attack, she knew there was no time to wait. On the way to the hospital, Derrick started turning red and became unresponsive. Melissa immediately pulled the car to the side of the road and began administering CPR. Luckily, an off-duty firefighter pulled over from traffic and began assisting. Soon EMS and Fire/Rescue units arrived to apply a LUCAS device. Watch this video to hear Derrick's story.

What I took away from this experience was that gratitude just says that it’s enough. You know. I’m enough. We’re enough. It’s enough that we get to live this life.” 


Sudden cardiac arrest survivor

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Patient education

For more information, please visit the sites below.

Access information on orthopaedic health and joint replacement. Find a surgeon who can help their patients return to the activities of daily living.

A site dedicated to helping patients learn about Stryker’s early, minimally invasive solutions that may relieve chronic back pain and help patients get back to their active lives as quickly as possible.

Stryker Endoscopy's first ever patient facing website, designed for education around the benefits of Single Portal Arthroscopy. Connect patients and surgeons with "find a physician" capabilities.