Tools, resources, articles related to knee replacement surgery and recovery here. We cover meeting with your surgeon and questions to ask, pre-surgery email series, the many resources in our KNEE LIBRARY and a number of patient accounts of their recoveries. 2020 Knee Replacement advice here.
Is this for you?
If you or someone you know is even just thinking about knee replacement this is the article you want to read and share. Millions of people do this surgery each year, but you want to go into it “eyes wide open.” This article helps allay fears and prepare you for a life-changing event.
2020 Knee Replacement
We have nine musts here for anyone planning on knee surgery recovery. You may want to bookmark this page for future use as it will be valuable all through the process of having a knee replaced. So, let’s get started.
Online Knee Assessments – Should You Have a Knee Replacement
This short written test will give you some answers and guidance when it comes to knee replacement surgery. There are twelve questions. Carefully consider your answers. You cannot go back and change them once you have made your selection. You do not need to share your name or email address. Although, if you do, we will send you some helpful information about knee replacement and recovery.
Click here to explore this further: Should I Consider Knee Replacement
Questions to Ask Your Surgeon
To be honest we don’t care how impressive your surgeon is. How esteemed is his schooling. And how many of your friends told you to pick one particular surgeon. This is your knee and recovery problems come from even the most recognized surgeons. We have first-hand experience with patients from the biggest name surgeons out there. Be confident and persistent and inquisitive… make sure you get all your questions answered.
Click here to explore this further: Questions to Ask Your Surgeon
The KNEE LIBRARY
THE KNEE LIBRARY is Open 24 Hours. You don’t knee a library card and you never need to return a book. All we ask is that you learn about your knee, surgery alternatives, and the best surgery and recovery solution for you. We want you to be the smartest person on the block when it comes to knee health.
Click here to explore this further: The Knee Library
2020 Knee Replacement Preparation Email Series
Did you prepare for your tests in school? Plan for your wedding? Book your hotels and plane tickets in advance of your vacations? It is exactly the same when it comes to knee surgery. Once you have your surgery date you want to sign up immediately so you do not miss any of the series. It begins about six weeks before surgery and runs right up to your surgery date.
You need some knowledge and specific tools before you enter that operating room. We have you covered right here. It is our business to help you recover well after knee surgery. Sign up below… It’s free and could make a big difference in your recovery.
Click here to explore this further: Pre-hab and Pre-Surgery Email Series
Preparing for 2020 Knee Replacement Surgery – with PTA Yvonne LaCrosse
A must-see 10 minute video included here. There are many things you can do prior to surgery to help yourself be as prepared as possible and therefore help to make your recovery process as easy as possible. We have for you here and now what you need to know before knee replacement surgery, broken up into three parts.
Part 1 Prepare Your Body
Part 2 Prepare Your Home
Part 3 Make a Plan
Click here to explore this further: Preparing for Knee Replacement Surgery
What about Going for Two?
Sometimes it may be that you actually need both knees replaced. That was the case with Donna last year. She thought long and hard about it and decided to do a bilateral knee replacement instead of just one knee at a time. This is not right for you if you have other important health concerns, but if you are healthy there are millions of good examples of happy bilateral knee replacements out there. Here is one.
Click here to explore this further: Donna’s Decision to Go for Two
Gather Practical Information from Actual Knee Patients
We have many wonderful private discussion groups, but this is the one of you are considering a 2020 knee replacement: Knee Surgery Recovery & Rehab. Lovely people who are happy to share what they have experienced. If you have already decided to do two knees at once we also have a Bilateral Knee Replacement group that you can find at the link below.
Click here to explore this further: Join Knee Surgery Recovery and Rehab
Asses Your Knee Condition (Early and Often)
We have crafted numerous online knee assessments that you can do yourself to get a handle on your knee condition. These are tests that you can do now, just prior to surgery and afterwards to track your progress. A talented development team built these tools… take advantage of them.
Click here to explore this further: Assess Your Knee Condition
The Bee’s Knees Podcast
Stories, articles, interviews of knee surgery and recovery… and life after surgery.
We focus on the patient in this weekly podcast. Our objective is to improve the whole knee replacement (and other knee surgeries) experience from months before surgery to months afterward. In the pod, you will also learn about the pre and post-surgery tool, The X10 Knee Recovery System™.
Click here to explore this further: The Bee’s Knees Podcast
SCHEDULE A CALL WITH AN X10 KNEE COACH
One last thing to do prior to booking your 2020 Knee Replacement is to call us at X10 Therapy. We’re not here to convince you to use the X10 for your recovery, promise. That said we are here to help you in any way we can with the expertise that we have developed for those having a knee replaced. Don’t hesitate… in 15 minutes we can give you peace of mind and some great tips for your recovery.
Click here to explore this further: Schedule a Call with an X10 Knee Coach
We call it a “Meta-Blog.” We step back and give you a broad perspective on all aspects of knee health as with this article on ‘2020 Knee Replacement.’
In this one-of-a-kind blog, we gather together great thinkers, doers, and writers. All our work is related to Knee Surgery, Recovery, Preparation, Care, Success, and Failure. Meet physical therapists, coaches, surgeons, patients, and as many smart people as we can gather to create useful articles for you. This is for you if you have a surgery upcoming, or in the rear-view mirror. Or maybe you just want to take care of your knees to avoid surgery. Executive Editor: PJ Ewing
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