Micromotion vs. Traditional Nailing

Micromotion vs. Traditional Nailing2024-05-07T14:51:43+01:00

1940’s – 1985

History of Intramedullary Nailing

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

2013

Solution: Axial Micromotion Nails

2014

OrthoXel Founded

2014 – 2017

First Products Developed

2021

Faster Healing with Apex Nails

2024

Present

Traditional Fracture Fixation

1980s

Second-gen Locked Nails

1985 – 1991

External Fixation

1990s

Enhanced Design Innovations

2000s

Third-gen Interlocking Nails

2005

Angle-Stable Nailing Innovations

2010 – 2014

Plating Innovations

2024

Present
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