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 audio podcast included here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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