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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. 
Misfortune and renewal:
Colten's Story

On December 27th 2017, Colten Craigin's life changed forever. After being struck by a car while riding his snowmobile, he was rushed to the hospital and placed in a medically induced coma. Over the next several days, Colten would undergo a series of high-risk surgeries in an attempt to save his critically injured leg.

I don’t think I ever got scared or nervous until they started talking about amputation. That’s when I knew I was in serious condition.


Colten Craigin
Stryker employee and SPY-PHI patient

Kite surfer, Ruben 
won’t let his accident change his outlook

Every year, millions of people suffer an injury that has the potential to completely change their quality of life. Ruben’s injury left him in need of an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in trauma to treat him at a very critical time in his life. And with the goal of helping him regain function, his surgeon opted for Stryker’s technology.

Life throws unexpected things at you. And you better be ready to catch that opportunity to grow, to learn and to become the best version of yourself.


Ruben Lenten
World-renowned kite surfer, Trauma & Extremities patient

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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.

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