JuggerKnot® All-Suture Anchors

All-Suture Technology

Zimmer Biomet revolutionized soft tissue fixation in Sports Medicine with the introduction of the JuggerKnot anchor platform in 2009 with the 1.4 mm JuggerKnot, and we continue to innovate. This award winning1 100% suture based anchor system has quickly evolved into a family of anchors that offers one of the broadest ranges of options on the market for a multitude of different procedures.

  • Clinical Results: One study, performed with the 1.4 mm anchor, demonstrated clinically improved patient outcomes and fibrous tissue, complete bony healing or combined fibro-osseous healing in the anchor tunnel2
  • Versatile: Gain access to a robust soft anchor system on the market, which includes seven different size offerings and size specific instrumentation.
  • Strong: High pullout strength ranging from 20-120 lbs., depending on size of anchor3,4

JuggerKnot Soft Anchor-2.9 mm

  • Most commonly utilized for soft tissue to bone fixation in the shoulder
  • Designed with a custom braid polyester sleeve and double loaded with #2 MaxBraid™ suture
  • 120 lbs. anchor pullout strength4

JuggerKnot Soft Anchor-2.9 mm with Needles*

  • Most commonly utilized for mini open soft tissue to bone fixation in the shoulder
  • Designed with a custom braid polyester sleeve, double loaded with #2 MaxBraid suture, and loaded with two tapered or cutting needles to assist with the re-attachment of tissue to bone
  • Guideless design and less working length of inserter for surgeon preference
  • 120 lbs. anchor pullout strength3

JuggerKnot Soft Anchor-1.5 mm

  • Designed with a #6 polyester sleeve and loaded with a #2 MaxBraid suture
  • 65 lbs. anchor pullout strength in cortical bone2
  • Unique instrumentation includes:
    • Curved: 23˚ curvature allowing the ability to drill a hole perpendicular to bone surface at anchor site
    • Percutaneous: Anchor may be inserted into the skin through a 2.4mm diameter guide, in order to minimize tissue trauma
    • Centering Sleeve: Designed to assist with consistent anchor placement via the curved guide by centering anchor in the drill hole

PEEK-Optima® is a trademark of Invibio Ltd.

  1. Medical Design Excellence Awards®, 2011 Winner
  2. Agrawal, V, MD; Pietrzak, WS, Ph.D. Triple labrum tears repaired with JuggerKnot™ soft anchor: Technique and results. Int J of Shoulder Surg 2015;9:81-9.
  3. Barber FA, MD, Herbert MA, Ph.D, Hapa O., MD, Rapley JA, MD, Barber CA, Bynum JA, MD, Hrnack SC, MD. “Biomechanical Analysis of Pullout Strengths of Rotator Cuff and Glenoid Anchors: 2011 Update.” Arthroscopy, 27(7), p895-905, July 2011
  4. Data on file at Zimmer Biomet Sports Medicine. Test Reports, AT47B, AT47D, BSM4, BSM03. Bench test results are not necessarily indicative of clinical results.


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