Threats to a Proper Knee Replacement Recovery. We explore DVT, Infection, Flexion, Extension, Scar Tissue and Swelling and Other Comorbidities in this must read article.
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”
Going ahead with knee replacement became a desicion between living an normal life or one with greatly compromised mobility for Karen Fattal.
With each procedure WL’s knee seemed to be worse off. His range of motion declined and the pain and stiffness persisted. Having a stiff knee in Houston was now what WL had expected. He began to scour the internet for a better rehab answer. That is when he found X10.
Everyone else thought Nan’s recovery was done. Her bend was “good enough”, her pain was gone, she should “be happy” with the results she had. Nan did not agree.
Terri was hiking the Appalachian Trail when she tore her meniscus. That led to a total knee replacement. Hear a detailed interview about how she recovered from the surgery here.
How far does your courage go before the stress turns to anxiety and frustration? Travel is always stressful, but too much stress can ruin a trip, so know your comfort level and plan accordingly. Let’s be considerate of your mobility while making it the trip of a lifetime.
David Sheehan had to deal with neuropathy in addition to the normal concerns around a knee replacement. He had a week in an outpatient facility and then on to X10. Three weeks from surgery nearly full range of motion and back to his life.
Go to dinner with your kids and come home late, do your third session of the day at 9:30 at night. There’s no restrictions. It’s totally up to you and what your schedule is, what you feel like.
The orthopedic surgeon was shocked at my progress and cancelled the MUA. By the time I saw the surgeon again ten days later, my flexion was at 125 degrees and my extension was at O degrees. God answered our prayers, I avoided the MUA, and my knee continues to improve daily.