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Stories of knee recovery, therapy, and life after surgery.

Stories of knee recovery, therapy, and life after surgery.
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United States

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Stories of knee recovery, therapy, and life after surgery.

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@X10therapy

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English

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9176864076


Episodes

How the CPM Machine Failed to Solve Knee Surgery Recovery

3/20/2019
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We examine the Continuous Passive Motion machine for knee surgery recovery. Robert Salter (MD) and John Saringer (an engineer) commercialized the CPM in 1978. Extensive research and clinical references included here.

Duration:00:17:39

Five Months After Knee Replacement (Nan’s Recovery)

3/17/2019
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Everyone else thought Nan's recovery was done. Her bend was "good enough", her pain was gone, she should "be happy" with the results she had. Nan did not agree.

Duration:01:00:25

Infection and Knee Replacement

3/12/2019
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Bacteria might enter a person's body through the wound where the surgical incision was made, after knee replacement surgery. If bacteria reach a person's new artificial knee joint, they may multiply and cause an infection. All about infection and knee replacement here.

Duration:00:18:19

Threats to a Proper Knee Replacement Recovery (Deep Vein Thrombosis and TKA)

3/6/2019
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Threats to a Proper Knee Replacement Recovery (Deep Vein Thrombosis and TKA). The first installment in a series devoted to explaining the things in the way of a successful knee surgery recovery.

Duration:00:08:18

Knee Manipulation Under Anesthesia Complications (Lois’ Story)

3/1/2019
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The last thing she expected were knee Manipulation Under Anesthesia complications... in Lois' case a patellar tendon tear. A lady with a great attitude and a fascinating life story this is Part 1 of a two part interview. We interviewed Lois right after her Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) and we will chat again after she completes her full recovery.

Duration:00:22:01

Yoga and Bilateral Knee Replacement

2/26/2019
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Kathy (70) is a yoga instructor who found herself in the unenviable position of needing two knee replacements. With the consent of Dr. Brian McCardal Kathy did them both at the same time. One surgery. One recovery. It just made sense. A month later, after devoting herself to her recovery at home with The X10 Knee Recovery System™, Kathy got back to her yoga.

Duration:00:22:24

Hiking the AT, a Torn Meniscus and Total Knee Replacement

2/20/2019
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Terri was hiking the Appalachian Trail when she tore her meniscus. That led to a total knee replacement. Hear a detailed interview about how she recovered from the surgery here.

Duration:00:32:32

Travelling and Your Knees: Trip Intelligence

2/7/2019
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How far does your courage go before the stress turns to anxiety and frustration? Travel is always stressful, but too much stress can ruin a trip, so know your comfort level and plan accordingly. Let's be considerate of your mobility while making it the trip of a lifetime.

Duration:00:54:45

Neuropathy and Knee Replacement, and a Quick Recovery

2/5/2019
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David Sheehan had to deal with neuropathy in addition to the normal concerns around a knee replacement. He had a week in an outpatient facility and then on to X10. Three weeks from surgery nearly full range of motion and back to his life.

Duration:00:34:09

Bilateral Knee Surgery with Rita DeMontis

1/29/2019
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Lifestyle & Food Editor, Rita DeMontis, documents her bilateral knee surgery recovery through articles and video, and in an interview with PJ Ewing for The Bee's Knees Podcast.

Duration:00:48:01

Want To Live Longer? You May Want To Start From The Ground Up

1/28/2019
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This research demonstrates the critical role leg strength has not only in our day-to-day lives but in planning for happy healthy lives in years to come. These results show how important it is to build strength and take care of ourselves.

Duration:00:07:13

What Next After Manipulation Under Anesthesia?

1/23/2019
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The incidence of Knee Manipulation Under Anesthesia (MUA) can be as high as 8% of all surgeries. The rate of having a second MUA has been reported to be 25%. The question then is what next after Manipulation Under Anesthesia. Dan's solved it with the X10 Knee Recovery System.

Duration:00:43:19

No Need for Outpatient Care After Knee Replacement

1/20/2019
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Go to dinner with your kids and come home late, do your third session of the day at 9:30 at night. There's no restrictions. It's totally up to you and what your schedule is, what you feel like.

Duration:00:06:45

Knee Replacement Recovery Gone Wrong: The Oklahoma Rescue

1/11/2019
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The orthopedic surgeon was shocked at my progress and cancelled the MUA. By the time I saw the surgeon again ten days later, my flexion was at 125 degrees and my extension was at O degrees. God answered our prayers, I avoided the MUA, and my knee continues to improve daily.

Duration:00:53:45

Dr. John T. Williams Jr. Presentation

1/9/2019
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Dr. John T. Williams presented to Knee Group The Villages in November of 2018. He covers a lot of ground, discusses total knee replacement and a variety of surgical techniques. Dr. Williams discusses recovery after surgery as well. Visit the episode page for a link to a full HD video of the presentation.

Duration:01:18:06

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

1/6/2019
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The effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can be physical and mental, with your energy levels dipping and feelings of depression taking over. The source of these symptoms, however, usually has something to do with the state of your mind and mental health.

Duration:00:05:55

My Advice After Knee Surgery

12/29/2018
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I had TKR six weeks ago, and used the X10 Knee Machine for 18 days - it’s wonderful! I returned to my office and dental practice exactly three weeks post-op. In thinking about my recovery and those of others I wanted to share a few thoughts that I hope will be helpful.

Duration:00:42:05

The Female Knee Implant (Marisa’s Story)

12/9/2018
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This week we share a new episode of The Bee's Knees Podcast featuring an interview with Marisa Rodgers. Marisa describes first a knee replacement surgery and eventual failure, and then a new and novel solution using a female knee implant.

Duration:00:52:52

The Seven Ways To Keep Food Cravings Under Control During The Holidays

12/2/2018
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With the holidays just around the corner, the annual season of binge-eating has begun. We share tips to help you keep these cravings under control and stick to your desired food plan during the holidays. by Shiela Olsen, Personal Trainer

Duration:00:07:04

Understanding Swelling and Scar Tissue After Knee Replacement

11/25/2018
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Physical Therapist, Lisa Alarcon, explains how to manage and minimize swelling and scar tissue after knee replacement in this essential interview.

Duration:00:10:42