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Posts Tagged: History of Knee Problems

Knee Replacement for Athletes

STAMFORD, Connecticut — Knee Replacement for athletes (current or former) is increasingly common. High school or college athletes, or amateur athletes in their 20’s/30’s can put tremendous demands on their bodies. And the knees usually do most of the “heavy lifting.”

Jim has “played” at a high level of performance all his life. Baseball. Boxing. Golf. Basketball. Tennis. He’s an athlete who is accomplished at many sports. He is a successful entrepreneur. He has great kids and a fantastic wife! So what’s the problem then?

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Bird Hunting in Iowa No Longer Possible

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan — Jim is still an Iowa farm boy at heart, if not in practice. He continues to enjoy trips back home to Iowa hunting birds and enjoying the fresh air. He has also made many trips to Canada to hunt, and get the most out of the wild country up north. In addition to hunting upload birds, Jim is an avid golfer. All this joy of the outdoors was at risk because of a bone-on-bone condition in Jim’s left knee.

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Bilateral Knee Replacement Recovery

At a very young age Betsy decided to have both knees replaced at once. She selected the Conformis Knee and Drs. Lederman and Kwartowitz. And she went out of her way to include the X10 in her recovery. She is very glad that she did as she achieved excellent range of motion quickly after her surgery. Two months later Betsy has both of these new knees on the tennis court again!

Declining Mobility over the Past Five Years

Betsy is 52.

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DeClaire and X10: Gary’s Knee Revision Recovery

The first surgery did not work out. Unfortunately it sometimes happens. It is no fun placing blame when something as important as a knee replacement is unsuccessful: the surgery itself, a poor rehab plan, the body’s natural and sometimes rapid creation of scar tissue. What Gary had to deal with for two years before he met Dr. DeClaire and got it right, was no fun at all. Now Gary is back. His knee works like it is suppose to.

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Most Importantly Our Patients Get Well, Fast

Six Interviews

We have been very busy helping knee patients in Michigan recovery from knee surgery this spring. And we captured some wonderful interviews of a few of them recently. We have patients experiencing significant range of motion progress. Click on any link below to view the interview.

Kevin’s athletic schedule takes your breath away.

Linda reminds everyone that “move it or lose it”, could never be more true than with knee rehab.

Mike is quite matter of fact about surgeons’ use of X10, “if they do not think you need it bull#$%*!”

Julia broke records for Range of Motion at 10 days – making Dr.

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Perfect Storm

“Total Knee Recovery: It Was The Perfect Storm”

Jim is near and dear to our hearts at X10! He was one of our very first patients. A preacher, wonderful father, grandfather and smart business man, Jim needed a quick recovery from his first knee surgery. He trusted our team and the X10. We were so delighted with his progress, as was Dr. Meisel and his therapy team led by Clare Clor at Complete Physical Therapy.

Eleven days post surgery Jim walked into his surgeon’s office without a cane and without a walker – shocking and delighting his friends, family and medical team!

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After Extensive Research Arnie Planned his Surgery and Rehab

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan — Arnie suffered from Polio in his youth. His condition had impact on his life, but he never let it stop him from living a very rich life including becoming a root canal dentist, serving in the Vietnam War, studying photography under Ansel Adams, collecting fine wine, and raising wonderful children… and now grandchildren!

But time can catch up and both of Arnie’s knees become more and more problematic. Prior to his surgery his knees had really become an issue, getting in the way of daily living.

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Range of Motion: “I want to beat that machine”

Paula has been a teacher for all of her professional life. Throughout her successful and rewarding career in education she has had to deal with nagging knee problems. Imagine a backdrop of aching, painful knees for more than 30 years! Pain just became a part of her life. It worsened recently. Over the past five years even the little things began to be a problem: sports, tennis, walking the dog… even standing in the kitchen cooking for her family.

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A Hard Case: Battling Scar Tissue

Pam was a “high risk” knee patient whose body has a tendency to produce a lot of fluid, and as a result, scar tissue. She had a TKA in 2009. However she experienced issues with the knee; looseness due to the scar tissue in her new knee. After intense treatments (bone scans, CT Scans, steroid injections, physical therapy, dynamic ultrasounds), Pam’s medical team had doubts about her ability to ever recover her full range of motion. She and her team were able to rule out other factors such as infection or allergy.

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Fast Scar Tissue Growth Can Lead to a Manipulation Under Anesthesia

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan — Kathy has been an active golf and tennis player all of her life. Over the past few years knee pain took her out of the game. She received injections for a period of time, but it became apparent that she needed to have her knee replaced. She was very happy to have Dr. Perry Greene perform the surgery, and had expected to be back on the tennis courts within a few months of her surgery.

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Sandy recovered so fast that her therapist ran out of exercises for her

Sandy has amazed her friends and relatives with her fast recovery from her knee replacement. Many assumed her surgery was “only a partial [knee] replacement” because she was back on her feet so quickly. Enrolled in the Fast Track program by Dr. Verner, Sandra flew through her therapy in-home from Michigan VNA. Her progress was so complete in the first two weeks of rehab, that her therapist, Shawn, had to consult on next steps for her final days on X10.

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