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The X10 Meta-Blog

We call it a “Meta-Blog.” We step back and give you a broad perspective on all aspects of knee health. We cover knee surgery and recovery as with this article on your gait after 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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Some recent articles in the X10 Meta Blog below.

“Everything changed in one day”: Tanisha Takes on Avascular Necrosis

Tanisha was athletic and active all her life. Then one day in 2014 she felt an excruciating pain. Tanisha’s battle with, and triumph over Avascular Necrosis and two TKA’s presented here.

Skip These Foods to Avoid Knee Inflammation

These foods are basically repeat offenders — foods that we probably already realize are on that “hit list,” and it would be wise to reduce or eliminate them. So let’s proceed with that in mind. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide what’s best for you, because you’re the one who has to deal with the outcomes and consequences. — Tricia Lahmann, Holistic Health Coach

Extreme Pain After Total Knee Replacement

An athlete all his life Tom writes about the challenges of total knee replacement recovery under circumstances of extreme pain. Mary Elliott does an in-depth interview for the podcast and Tom Jurewicz shares his story in this signature article about perseverance, courage and recovery.

Getting a Proper Gait After Knee Replacement

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.

Double Knee Replacement, Double Manipulation Under Anesthesia

Tim recovered from Double Knee Replacement and then Double Manipulation Under Anesthesia using the X10 Knee Recovery System. In the process he gained extensive knowledge about how to get through a Bilateral Knee Surgery and get back to life.

Everything You Need To Know About Anesthesia

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.