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.
Some answers to lingering questions about recovery after knee replacement. Can you reduce recovery time? Can you regain strength (in this case 10 months after surgery)? Can you achieve natural range of motion even after severe complications? Verified research here on the effect of using X10 for recovery.
Using pre-habilitation as a strategy to reduce both short and long-term strength deficits following knee surgery has recently begun to receive the serious attention it deserves. We now know definitively that knee pre-hab enhances outcomes. Dr. Carl Freeman presents comparative data between pre-hab methods here.