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

All information provided on this website is for information purposes only. Every patient's case is unique and each patient should follow his or her doctor's specific instructions. Please discuss nutrition, medication and treatment options with your doctor to make sure you are getting the proper care for your particular situation. If you are seeking this information in an emergency situation, please call 911 and seek emergency help.

All materials copyright © 2020 Smith & Nephew, All Rights Reserved.

Jason Brandt, MD

In practice since
2000

Education
University of Arkansas for Medical Services

Internship
Methodist Hospital Systems

Residency
University of Tennessee - Campbell Clinic

Certifications
Orthopedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine

Organizations
NEA Baptist Clinic Board of Directors
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Website
NEA Baptist Clinic

Edward Cooper, MD

In practice since
1996

Education
University of Arkansas for Medical Services

Internship
Transitional University Hospital

Residency
Hamot Medical Center

Certifications
Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Organizations
American Medical Society
American Medical Association

Website
NEA Baptist Clinic

Ron Schechter, MD

In practice since
1996

Education
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Internship
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Residency
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Certifications
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Board Certification
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Fellow

Organizations
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Medical Society
Arkansas Orthopedic Soceity

Website
NEA Baptist Clinic

Aaron Wallace, MD

In practice since
2003

Education
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Internship
Hamot Medical Center

Residency
Hamot Medical Center

Fellowship
Penn State Hershey Medical Center

Organizations
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Website
NEA Baptist Clinic


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Arthritis-Related Statistics, Prevalence of Specific Types of Arthritis, https://www.cdc.gov/arthritis/data_statistics/arthritis-related-stats.htm, accessed 8/10/16

All information provided on this website is for information purposes only. Every patient's case is unique and each patient should follow his or her doctor's specific instructions. Please discuss nutrition, medication and treatment options with your doctor to make sure you are getting the proper care for your particular situation. If you are seeking this information in an emergency situation, please call 911 and seek emergency help.

All materials copyright © 2020 Smith & Nephew, All Rights Reserved.