Why It Works

Knee Replacement Results

Outpatient Therapy with X10: Improving Knee Replacement Results

Nora Cascardo PT, OMPT of Premier Therapy Centers, Inc. She is primarily an orthopedic specialist. She has been using the X10™ in her practice for over three years and has had over 200 patients on the machine in that time period. She has used the X10 for outpatient therapy and new improved knee replacement results have been the result of this work. The X10 gets patients back to normal within weeks whereas with traditional therapy it can take three to six months; furthermore patients knee function is much better after using the X10.

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Pumping Fluid Out of Knee After Knee Replacement

The Body’s Repair System After Knee Replacement

When the body repairs itself after a wound or deeply invasive surgery like a knee replacement it does so by creating new tissues that are very strong, but not elastic. The body cannot rebuild elastic tissue. Fibrosis is a proliferation of strong fibrous connective tissue that the body builds to replace the tissue lost in a knee replacement surgery.

During the earliest stage of repair the injured cells turn into adhesions, which are basically dead cells that need to be replaced.

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Biofeedback for Knee Replacement Therapy

The Body Provides a Wealth of Information to the X10

“How can you recover if you don’t know where you stand?”

Essential to getting your knee back in shape after a total knee arthroplasty is understanding what range of motion you have achieved throughout the recovery process. Now with X10 you can measure your daily extension, flexion, strength and overall progress as you work toward your full natural knee movement. Your data is saved and made available for you and your therapist to use to craft a customized therapy for your knee.

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Chair Exercises After Knee Surgery

After Knee Surgery: Chair Exercises

You want to move as much as you can after knee surgery. Even if you are in between one of your three daily sessions on the X10™ Knee Rehabilitation Machine, you want to keep active. One quick and easy rehabilitation practice that you can do for many months after knee surgery is a set of chair exercises. It is really amazing what you can accomplish while seated as you can see in the video on this page. Quick and productive practices like:

Bicep Curl (10 reps): This will keep your arms strong
Punch Forward (10 reps): Count out loud when you do this
Crossing Midline (10 reps): Keeps your brain coordinating both sides of your body
Ankle Pumps (10-20 reps): Lower body exercise, helps prevent blood clots
Knee Straightening (10 on each side): Alternate between right and left; promotes blood flow
Marching (10-20 reps): Helps keep the hip lubricated, try not to lean back
Leg Open and Close (10-20 reps): Helps the lateral movements of your hip, chest up, stomach tight

The X10 Knee Rehabilitation Machine and Chair Exercises

Chris recovered in three weeks… fully recovered to the point that he could climb back into his helicopter.

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