The new X10 patented technology provides an increase in flexion after standard physical therapy has failed. The X10 is not surgical, does not require anesthesia, is not painful, and does not require additional physical therapy upon completion.
Range of motion has two components, the ability to extend your leg so that you can extend it out straight and the ability to flex your leg. And so they are called extension and flexion and they’re both important. Extension is the first thing that you need to work on.
Vitamin D is important to the proper functioning of the immune system. Vitamin D deficient knee surgery patients have a higher risk of complications following surgery than those with adequate vitamin D. Written by Dr. Carl Freeman.
Knee Replacement Revision. Dr. Carl Freeman had 21 knee surgeries prior to gettting a total knee replacement revision and finally getting it right. He describes his recovery with the X10 here.
The CPM is still used today because it is a common, and sometimes patient-requested adjunct to knee surgery. It’s like putting on an old pair of slippers that were inherited during the surgeon’s residency.