To walk properly you need that zero degrees, so that your heel can hit the ground first. After surgery, sometimes what happens is your brain can start sending messages to the leg on how it should move and where it is in space. Your leg can sometimes have a delay on that message. It’s almost like your muscles have to relearn what their job is.
The Bee’s Knees Podcasts
The number of knee replacements for younger people has skyrocketed in the past 10 years. And with these surgeries come new questions and expectations.
Erin Rempher gives us insight into a big trend toward youth and knee replacement.
We share an interview with Gina who had a tibial plateau fracture recovery with the X10. She started on the X10 ten weeks after the surgery when she was very disappointed with her recovery. Within two weeks she solved her knee surgery recovery problem.
Just when you think you can’t go any further, you keep pushing forward and within a few days (maybe even a week), you will see your hard work pay off.
The type of anesthesia used during a surgical procedure will depend on a number of factors, but primarily the nature of the procedure and your medical history. Beyond this, you may be offered a choice of options, and those who anticipate being anxious during the procedure may wish to opt for a greater level of sedation.