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.
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.
The X10 Knee Recovery System is used every day to prepare knee replacement patients for their upcoming surgeries. In some cases, it is covered by insurance, but it is available to all who want to make their recovery from knee replacement quick and easy.
If you have a 2020 Knee Replacement planned or just in the back of your mind… this is the article for you. Get all the information you need here.
I must admit there was a certain amount of competition as I was motivated to beat my wife’s record of progress on the X10! I combined warming the muscles prior to exercise and following up with ice to reduce swelling.
Generally after a knee surgery when your knee joint is swollen, there is a lot of exudation and fluid built up. These fluids can ultimately result to a scar tissue formation wherein your range of motion can be restricted or maybe even making it hard for you to regain your range of motion.
Preparation is advised when it comes to knee replacement surgery. It’s not hard to be ready. Lots of resources for you here: Pre-hab video, “Are You Ready” Checklist download, article links, and a free pre-surgery customized email series
Physical Therapist, Lisa Alarcon, explains how to manage and minimize swelling and scar tissue after knee replacement in this essential interview.
So now let’s talk about you. If you have a knee surgery upcoming you have the opportunity to walk into this process better informed and better prepared if you just ask the right questions.
Although weight loss may not be easy, the science behind it is fairly simple. When weight loss is needed for joint or knee problems, the process of losing weight is complicated. Knee problems require a whole-body weight-loss plan with emphasis on a restricted-calorie diet, low-impact exercise, and supportive self-care aimed at ensuring proper rest and emotional wellness.