“After the staples or sutures have been removed you can start with desensitization techniques and mobilizing the tissue around the scar. The sensation you feel when you massage your scar is one of strong pulling or light burning, NOT sharp pain.”
What image comes to mind when you hear of a person undergoing a total knee replacement? Someone sedentary? Someone in their “golden years?” What if I told you that image has changed drastically in the last decade?
Swelling and Scar tissue creation are closely related. Learn how they are partners in getting in the way of knee surgery recovery from an expert in the field. Lisa Alarcon, Physical Therapist, has helped many thousands of knee patients recover well after surgery, in many cases with the help of The X10 Knee Recovery System.
Patty did most of her recovery at home. She faithfully worked on her rehab each day. She consulted with her X10 Coach, strategized on next steps. And, Patty found that her recovery went quickly, to the point that she could live as she would like after her knee replacement, without complication.
Range of motion has two components, the ability to extend your leg so that you can extend it out straight and the ability to flex your leg. And so they are called extension and flexion and they’re both important. Extension is the first thing that you need to work on.