The Continuous Passive Motion Machine is a device designed in the early 1970’s with the idea of helping knee surgery patients regain range of motion.
We share an interview with Gina who had a tibial plateau fracture recovery with the X10. She started on the X10 ten weeks after the surgery when she was very disappointed with her recovery. Within two weeks she solved her knee surgery recovery problem.
Merlin’s Story Part V: Conclusion. I named my X10 machine ‘Brunhilda’ and we quickly became fast friends. She sat among my plants and books and work files like a sentinel looking out the window to the trees outside. She was strong and relentless and kind and rewarding. I could set my target, crank up the Mozart to levels that drowned the pain, pace myself, and have small victories which I would celebrate with my recovery coaches. My knee surgery recovery and the X10 were now working in synchronization.
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.
The longer the swelling is in the knee, the tougher it can be, the more “fibrotic.”
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.
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.
Physical Therapist, Lisa Alarcon, explains how to manage and minimize swelling and scar tissue after knee replacement in this essential interview.
Everything I had heard of that scared me, also I was not able to take anymore time off of work. I was searching online for exercises and things to do, and the X10 kept popping up on my searches. Not knowing what it was, finally after about the third time of it popping up I said, “All right, I have to check this out.”
With a long history of knee problems and surgeries Richard replaced two knees (2011, 2018). He used the bicycle and The X10 Knee Machine to make his most recent surgery a huge success. Richard reports in detail on his surgeries and recoveries in this full interview.