History of Intramedullary Nailing

History of Intramedullary Nailing2024-06-21T14:50:06+01:00

1940’s – 1985

1940s

First Generation Non-Locked Nails

1950s

Intramedullary Reaming Introduced

1960s

Orthopaedic Breakthroughs

1970s

Perren’s Interfragmentary Strain Theory (1979)

Micromotion Technology

1985

Micromotion Research Commenced

1989 – 2003

The Micromotion Advantage

2009

Unmet Need: Nonunions

2010 – 2012

Product Concept Development

2010 – 2014

Plating Innovations

2013

Solution: Axial Micromotion Nails

2014

OrthoXel Founded

2014 – 2017

First Products Developed

2021

Faster Healing with Apex Nails

2024

Present

Evolution of Nailing Technology

1980s

Second-gen Locked Nails

1990s

Enhanced Design Innovations

2000s

Third-gen Interlocking Nails

2005

Angle-Stable Nailing Innovations

2005 – 2015

New Surgical Approaches

2010 – 2020

Advancements in Instrumentation and Ergonomics

2024

Present
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