Trauma Ankle/Foot/Toe

October 7, 2021

Syntellix Granted Approval to Market Devices in India

Syntellix Granted Approval to Market Devices in India
The five MAGNEZIX product families introduce magnesium-based devices for orthopedics and trauma applications in the region.
October 1, 2021

Clinical Study: Treace Medical Mini3D Lapiplasty

Clinical Study: Treace Medical Mini3D Lapiplasty
The first patient was treated in the Mini3D Lapiplasty clinical study, which will evaluate outcomes using Lapiplasty Mini-Incision.
September 27, 2021

Paragon 28 Files for $100 Million IPO

Paragon 28 Files for $100 Million IPO
Paragon 28 is focused on orthopedic solutions, procedural approaches and instrumentation cover a wide range of foot and ankle ailments.
September 22, 2021

DJO Launches MedShape DynaNail Hybrid

DJO Launches MedShape DynaNail Hybrid
The screw/nail design of the DynaNail Hybrid combines sustained dynamic compressive power with easy, intuitive insertion.
September 8, 2021

In2Bones Launches CoLink Mfx Midfoot Plates

In2Bones Launches CoLink Mfx Midfoot Plates
CoLink Mfx addresses midfoot surgery challenges with Lisfranc plates and novel Cross-joint compression.
September 7, 2021

Paragon 28 Launches Silverback Span Plating System

Paragon 28 Launches Silverback Span Plating System
The anterior and posterior plates are used with allograft or a titanium cage to address a bony deficit at the ankle joint.
August 18, 2021

What Orthopedic Executives Said About 2Q21

What Orthopedic Executives Said About 2Q21
Second-quarter commentary from ortho executives focused on acquisitions, knee replacement sales performance and enabling technology's impact.

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May 3, 2021

DJO Primed for Growth and Expansion in 2021

DJO Primed for Growth and Expansion in 2021
The company grew in the high single-digits for 1Q21 and strengthened finances to drive further acquisitions for its foot-and-ankle business.

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March 22, 2021

OSSIO Launches OSSIOfiber Compression Screw in the U.S.

OSSIO Launches OSSIOfiber Compression Screw in the U.S.
Using proprietary OSSIOfiber Intelligent Bone Regeneration Technology, the screws are designed to balance flexural, torque, axial and shear strength.
February 23, 2021

In2Bones Launches Hercules Suture Anchors, AlloAid Wedges

In2Bones Launches Hercules Suture Anchors, AlloAid Wedges
The Hercules Suture Anchor and AlloAid Wedge Systems provide pull-through sales opportunities in previously unaddressed areas of the In2Bones portfolio.
November 2, 2020

Olympus Acquires FH ORTHO

Olympus Acquires FH ORTHO
The acquisition underscores Olympus' plan to expand orthopedic minimally invasive surgery products, both organically and through mergers and acquisitions.
October 22, 2020

DePuy Synthes Launches FIBULINK Syndesmosis Repair

DePuy Synthes Launches FIBULINK Syndesmosis Repair
FIBULINK is designed to support precise tension control and physiologic motion for patients with traumatic ankle injuries.
October 22, 2020

First Cases with Nextremity Solutions Lapidus Cut Guide

First Cases with Nextremity Solutions Lapidus Cut Guide
The Lapidus Cut Guide is designed to provide anatomically intuitive resection of the first tarsometatarsal joint in preparation for a Lapidus procedure.
October 13, 2020

Extremity Medical Launches AXIS Plate for Charcot Deformity

Extremity Medical Launches AXIS Plate for Charcot Deformity
The AXIS Charcot Plate is the only FDA-cleared fixation platform that offers tension-side plantar plateoptions specifically for Charcot foot deformity.
September 28, 2020

Stryker Launches T2 ICF Nail for Complex Foot Conditions

Stryker Launches T2 ICF Nail for Complex Foot Conditions
Stryker's T2 ICF Intramedullary nail offers a solution for patients suffering from serious conditions such as Charcot foot, a condition associated with diabetes.
September 24, 2020

In2Bones Introduces CoLink Cfx Calcaneal Fixation

In2Bones Introduces CoLink Cfx Calcaneal Fixation
CoLink Cfx Calcaneal Fixation is a collection of low-profile plates designed to address all types of traumatic fractures and osteotomies of the calcaneus.
September 23, 2020

WishBone on a Mission to Bridge the Gap in Pediatric Orthopedics

WishBone on a Mission to Bridge the Gap in Pediatric Orthopedics
CEO Nick Deeter says that 95% of children continue to receive adult orthopedic products that were never intended for them nor cleared by FDA for use in children. WishBone seeks to change the paradigm of pediatric orthopedics with its child-focused implants and sterile packaged disposable kits.

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September 1, 2020

Stryker Launches AxSOS 3 Ankle Fusion System

Stryker Launches AxSOS 3 Ankle Fusion System
The ankle fusion titanium plate system is intended for the fusion of the tibio-talar joint, with streamlined instrumentation and updated screw offerings.
August 19, 2020

Medartis Keeps Pace with Priorities Amid COVID

Medartis Keeps Pace with Priorities Amid COVID
Despite the impact of COVID, the company forged ahead with its priorities, including expanding its U.S. business and accelerating its innovation pipeline.

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July 29, 2020

OIC Launches One Procedure, One Price Initiative

OIC Launches One Procedure, One Price Initiative
The initiative is designed to reduce the expense of orthopedic procedures and create a standard cost of care for patients, physicians and hospitals.
July 22, 2020

OSSIO Launches OSSIOfiber Trimmable Fixation Nail

OSSIO Launches OSSIOfiber Trimmable Fixation Nail
The biointegrative system offers screw-like stability with the utility of a trimmable nail, leaving no permanent implant behind.
July 10, 2020

Flow-FX Launches FLOW-DRILL System

Flow-FX Launches FLOW-DRILL System
FLOW-DRILL is a low-trauma option for precision decompression and biologic delivery into injured bone.
May 1, 2020

Conventus Orthopaedics to Acquire Flower Orthopedics

Conventus Orthopaedics to Acquire Flower Orthopedics
This is the next step of Conventus' transformation as it expands distribution channels and builds its portfolio with product development and acquisitions.
March 5, 2020

TriMed Launches ASET Foot Plating

TriMed Launches ASET Foot Plating
TriMed expanded its fixation portfolio with the new ASET™ Foot Plating System to treat common forefoot and mid-foot indications.
February 19, 2020

Paragon 28 Launches Phantom Hindfoot TTC/TC System

Paragon 28 Launches Phantom Hindfoot TTC/TC System
Paragon 28 launched the Phantom® Hindfoot TTC/TC System to address tibiotalocalcaneal and tibiocalcaneal arthrodesis.
February 18, 2020

Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics Launches GEO CONNECT App

Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics Launches GEO CONNECT App
Gramercy Extremity Orthopedics launched the GEO CONNECT app that uses RFID technology to manage orthopedic cases from a mobile device.
February 10, 2020

MedShape Shares DynaNail Mini Early Results

MedShape's DynaNail Mini® is now in full market release for subtalar fusion, and has been implanted by over 50 orthopedic surgeons in over 50 U.S. hospitals.
February 4, 2020

AMDT Launches SixFix Circular Fixation

AMDT commenced commercial launch of the SixFix™ Circular Fixation system.
December 16, 2019

Paragon 28 Launches AVITRAC MTP Revision System

Paragon 28 Launches AVITRAC MTP Revision System
Paragon 28 launched the AVITRAC™ MTP Revision system for repair of a failed Synthetic Cartilage Implant to metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis.
December 13, 2019

In2Bones Launches AlloAid BioNail Implant

In2Bones Launches AlloAid BioNail Implant
In2Bones commenced global launch of the AlloAid BioNail™ engineered allograft implant for reconstructive surgery of the hand and foot.
November 14, 2019

In2Bones Launches CoLink Mini Plating System

In2Bones launched the CoLink® Mini Plating System for fractures and fusions in the small bones of the foot.
July 12, 2019

aap Gains FDA Clearance for LOQTEQ VA Plates

aap Implantate received FDA 510(k) clearance to market LOQTEQ® VA foot plates 2.5. Launch will commence in 2020.
June 27, 2019

Panther Orthopedics Closes Financing

Panther Orthopedics closed a Series B financing and has expanded clinical use of its PUMA dynamic fixation system.
May 17, 2019

Treace Medical: Lapiplasty 3D Bunion Correction Multicenter Study Results

Results from a retrospective, multicenter study with Treace Medical's Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction procedure revealed a 96.8% maintenance of 3-plane correction at 13.5-month follow-up with an early weight-bearing protocol.
May 1, 2019

Centric Medical Launches MTP Plating System

Centric Medical commenced commercial launch of the MTP Plating System, comprising plates, screws and other fixation components to stabilize bone segments in foot/ankle.
April 30, 2019

In2Bones Launches TriWay TibioTaloCalcaneal Nail Arthrodesis System

In2Bones commenced global launch of the TriWay® TibioTaloCalcaneal Nail Arthrodesis System to treat arthritis, failed total ankle replacement, talar deficiencies, etc.
April 3, 2019

Nextremity Solutions Gains FDA Clearance for Stratum Foot Plating

Nextremity Solutions received FDA 510(k) clearance to market Stratum, a comprehensive system of plates indicated for fixation of small bones and bone segments in the foot.
March 13, 2019

Nvision Gains FDA Clearance for PEEK Hammertoe System

Nvision Biomedical Technologies received FDA 510(k) clearance to market the Vector Hammertoe Correction System, the first foot/ankle implant made from PEEK.
February 13, 2019

Flower Orthopedics Grows Ready-for-Surgery Portfolio

Flower Orthopedics launched the Flower Jones Screw and a 6.5mm Headless Compression Screw, additions to its Ready-for-Surgery product line.
January 25, 2019

Foot and Ankle Implant Opportunities Lie in Design, Technique Improvements

The world of foot and ankle is vibrant and full of opportunity to solve real problems. Honesty in implant improvement must take place at the design stage. Foot and ankle has the trifecta of implants. Depending on the case, I need hardware, soft tissue reconstruction and a biologic enhancer. This is unique in orthopaedics, and the company that wins recognizes the problem to be solved in its totality and not just a piecemeal approach.
January 18, 2019

Flower Orthopedics: FlowerCube Study Results

Study results indicate that use of Flower Orthopedics' FlowerCube implant and instrument system in first metatarsal phalangeal joint fusion at an ASC resulted in a 33% decrease in intraoperative time and $1,300 savings in reimbursement costs, while providing equivalent clinical outcomes.
January 14, 2019

OSSIO Gains FDA Clearance for OSSIOfiber Bone Pin

OSSIO received FDA 510(k) clearance to market OSSIOfiber bone pins, made of a bio-integrative material designed to provide stability and secure bone fixation that will leave no hardware behind. 
January 10, 2019

Pantheon Medical Foot & Ankle, Medisource to be Acquired

Generex Biotechnology entered into letters of intent to acquire Pantheon Medical “ Foot & Ankle, manufacturer of the FDA-cleared Balanced Plating System, and distributor Medisource Partners.
December 11, 2018

In2Bones Launches PitStop Subtalar Implant

In2Bones launched PitStop®, a see-through PEEK-based implant for correction of pediatric and adult flat foot deformity.
December 5, 2018

Panther Orthopedics: PUMA System Now in Clinical Use

Panther Orthopedics announced successful clinical use of its Nitinol-based PUMA flexible syndesmosis fixation device.
November 26, 2018

aap Implantate Reports Positive LOQTEQ Study Results

In biomechanical study, aap Implantate's LOQTEQ® anatomical fracture plating system displayed better explantation properties than those of the market leader.
October 31, 2018

Extremity Medical Launches Omni Foot Plating System

Extremity Medical has launched the Omni foot plating system, designed to address a broad range of fusion procedures.
May 3, 2018

Stryker Posts 1Q18 Revenue

ORTHOWORLD estimates Stryker's 1Q18 orthopaedic revenue at US $1,724.9MM, +7.0% from 1Q17. 

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April 11, 2018

Paragon 28 Launches JAWS Nitinol Staple

Paragon 28 launched the JAWS Nitinol Staple for osteotomy, arthrodesis and fragment fixation in the foot.
March 8, 2018

Paragon 28 Launches HammerTube Implant

Paragon 28 introduced the HammerTube implant for proximal interphalangeal joint fusion.
March 7, 2018

Globus Medical Unveils FDA-Cleared Trauma Products

Globus Medical debuted its FDA-510(k)-cleared trauma products, comprising fracture plates, compression and cannulated screws, intramedullary nails and external fixation. 
January 30, 2018

First Clinical Use of MedShape’s DynaNail XL

MedShape announced successful completion of first surgeries with DynaNail® XL, a longer-length tibiotalocalcaneal fusion system.
January 24, 2018

Centric Medical Gains FDA Clearance of the Foot/Ankle Plate

Centric Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance for a new foot and ankle plating system for calcaneal slide osteotomy and metatarsal phalangeal, lapidus and midfoot fusion.
December 22, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches Gorilla Lateral Column Plate

Paragon 28 introduced the Gorilla® Lateral Column Plate, designed to aid in stabilization, fusion and fixation of the lateral column. 
November 8, 2017

Wright Medical 3Q17 Revenue +8% YoY

Wright Medical reported 3Q17 revenue of US $170.5MM, +8.4% from 3Q16, and YTD revenue of $527.4MM, +6.0% vs. the prior year.

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October 31, 2017

Orthofix 3Q17 Revenue +7% Year Over Year

Orthofix posted 3Q17 revenue of US $105.2MM, +6.9% from 3Q16, and YTD revenue of $316.9MM, +5.2% vs. the prior year.

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October 11, 2017

DePuy Synthes Launches MAXFRAME Multi-Axial Correction System

DePuy Synthes is launching MAXFRAME™, a 3D simulation assisted external circular fixation device for the treatment of limb deformity in the arm, leg, foot or ankle. 
September 26, 2017

Paragon 28 Introduces Posterior Plates

Paragon 28 launched posterior plates for its Gorilla® Ankle Fracture system.
September 6, 2017

Centric Medical Posts 112% Growth Within Foot & Ankle

Centric Medical announced record revenue growth of TARSA-LINK™ Stand-Alone Wedge Fixation, ROGUE™ Hammertoe Correction, OSTEO-LINK® 100% DBM and MARROW CELLUTION™ Bone Marrow Harvesting systems.

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August 9, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches Gorilla NC Fusion Plate

Paragon 28 launched the Gorilla® NC Fusion Plating System to address naviculocuneiform arthritis and flatfoot.
August 2, 2017

Stryker Reports 2Q17 Revenue

ORTHOWORLD estimates Stryker's 2Q17 orthopaedic revenue at US $1,618.7MM, +4.0% from 2Q16, and 1H17 revenue of $3,230.9MM, +4.9% vs. 1H16.

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July 25, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches JAWS Nitinol Staple

Paragon 28 launched JAWS™, a Nitinol staple for use in osteotomy, arthrodesis and fragment fixation in the foot. 
July 21, 2017

Trauma and Spine Markets Gain New FDA Clearances

In 1H17, 23 orthopaedic companies from 11 countries received their first 510(k), according to FDA. We call your attention to these companies to assist you with identifying startups, as well as ex-U.S. companies entering the U.S. market.
June 26, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches PHANTOM Lapidus Intramedullary Nail System

Paragon 28 launched the PHANTOM™ Lapidus Intramedullary Nail, the first dedicated intramedullary nail used to correct arthrodesis of the first TMT joint. 
April 28, 2017

Stryker Reports 1Q17 Revenue +6%

ORTHOWORLD estimates Stryker's 1Q17 orthopaedic revenue at US $1,612.3MM, +6.0% from 1Q16.

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April 7, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches TITAN 3-D Wedge System

Paragon 28 launched the TITAN 3-D™ Wedge System for use in the treatment of flatfoot deformity.
March 13, 2017

Extremity Medical Product Launch Plans for 2017

Extremity Medical's 2017 product launch plans include systems for Charcot fixation, total wrist arthroplasty, MTP fusion and Jones fracture.
February 24, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches PRESERVE HammerGraft

Paragon 28 launched PRESERVE™ HammerGraft™, aseptically-processed allograft implants for the treatment of hammertoe deformity.
February 23, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches Gorilla Medial Column Plate

Paragon 28 launched the Gorilla® Medial Column Plating System for Charcot and midfoot reconstruction.
January 31, 2017

Merete Issued New US Patent for Lapidus Plate

Merete Technologies was granted U.S. Patent No. 9,545,276, covering the MetaFix PlantarMax plate for Lapidus plantar fixation.
January 31, 2017

Paragon 28 Launches Baby Gorilla Mini Foot/Ankle Plate

Paragon 28 launched the Baby Gorilla® Mini Plating System, designed to suit procedures that require narrower plates and smaller screws for small bones in the foot and ankle.
October 20, 2016

Zimmer Biomet to Distribute Nextremity Solutions Products

Zimmer Biomet entered into an exclusive agreement to globally distribute Nextremity Solutions' foot and ankle deformity correction products.
September 14, 2016

Stryker to Acquire Instratek

Stryker entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Instratek, provider of implants and minimally invasive soft tissue recession instrumentation for foot, ankle and upper extremity procedures.
August 16, 2016

Centric Medical Receives FDA Clearance of TARSA-LINK Bunion System

Centric Medical announced FDA 510(k) clearance of the TARSA-LINK™ Bunion Correction system, reported to be the first-to-market standalone opening base wedge to feature built-in fixation. Launch is slated for 4Q16.
June 14, 2016

Strategic Orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in May 2016

Strategic orthopaedic-related 510(k)s issued in May 2016 include: Navio Indication for TKA (Blue Belt Technologies), Enza Zero-profile Anterior Interbody Fusion System (Camber Spine), CSR Shoulder System (Catalyst OrthoScience*), Stropp/Single Tunnel Repair of Plantar Plate (CrossRoads Extremity), Cervical Interbody Fusion System (Evolution Spine*), Flip Button Suture Anchor (First Ray), Neofuse HA Enhanced PLIF/TLIF (HT Medical*), HC Spinal System (Hung Chun Bio-S*)
May 25, 2016

Acumed Launches Ankle Plating System 3

Acumed launched the Ankle Plating System 3, comprised of 7 plate families that span the lateral, medial, and posterior malleoli, and used in combination with the Acumed Small Fragment Base Set.
May 10, 2016

DePuy Synthes/JNJ Acquiring BioMedical Enterprises

DePuy Orthopaedics has acquired BioMedical Enterprises, a manufacturer of Nitinol orthopaedic implants for small bone fixation to treat bunions, hammertoes, hand/wrist deformities, etc.
February 12, 2016

Medline Expands its Foot/Ankle trauma Portfolio

Medline launched the UNITE® Foot Plating system, ARROW-LOK® Digital Fusion system and DBM putty/demineralized cancellous sponge products.
January 11, 2016

Bio2 Technologies Receives FDA Clearance for Extremities Fusion Implant

Bio2 Technologies received FDA 510(k) clearance to market a fusion system for interphalangeal fusion, fracture repair and osteotomies of toes, fingers and other small bones. Limited product launch is slated for 2Q16.