Little did I know that throughout Curt’s recovery on the X10, his mother Venetia was watching very closely from the sidelines. While recovering fairly easily from hip replacement two years prior, Venetia witnessed knee replacement patients struggle with great pain and discomfort. Venetia had decided to put off having knee replacement surgery indefinitely.
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.
Larry Meservey had the perfect bilateral knee replacement with Dr. Douglas MacArthur of Littleton, NH. He used the X10 Knee Recovery System™ for his rehab at home.
It is called bilateral knee replacement. Two knees. At the same time. Usually it is performed by one surgeon; at times it is done simultaneously by two surgeons. And it is a massive trend in knee replacement nowadays.
Donna reached out to X10 in late spring to talk about using the program for a single total knee replacement planned for that summer. She did some exploration of doing both knees at once and ultimately went in that direction. Donna discusses deciding on bilateral knee replacement and her recovery here.
Melissa’s full report four weeks after bilateral knee replacement. Driving. Walking the dog. Off assisted devices. No pain meds. A textbook recovery.
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Flexion is the number one challenge for most patients after any knee surgery. A lack of full knee flexion is the number one reason patients call us looking for an “X10 Intervention”
Maryland Air National Guardsman, Ed Bard, used the X10 to 1) solve a tough right knee replacement recovery in 2016, and 2) make it a quick recovery for his left knee in 2019.
Chris Nowacki spends time with us discussing her husband’s bilateral knee replacement. Wallander (Wally) Nowacki was an Olympic cyclist early in his life. Finding himself in need of two new knees last age 65 he took the leap and did both knees at once.