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.
Information about patella fracture and recovery.
A pair of new running shoes, a freak indoor fall and there I was with a fractured patella. After surgery and 22 P.T. appointments I was stuck with poor range of motion and bleak prospects. I went to the internet to find a solution.
People talk about self-driving cars. That’s all part of robotics and is incredibly interesting. It’s important work that Elon Musk and others are doing in that area. This knee robot, unlike self-driving cars, which is really technology for the future, it’s already there.
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.
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.
You never know when life is going to throw you a curve. My curveball came the week before Memorial Day, when I tripped in the garage (on my way to exercise) and broke my patella, i.e., kneecap. Two days later, Dr. Jason Sadowski bolted the kneecap, wrapped it with wire and sent me home in a leg brace designed to keep my right leg absolutely straight for six weeks.
I consider myself fairly determined, and when I saw that the number 130 was the end, it was like okay, I’m going to go there. Every day there was progress, and that was what was so heartening. I could see that I was getting stronger and better.
In the physical therapy world it is not uncommon for the P.T. abbreviation, which is supposed to stand for Physical Therapy, to also be referred to as Pain and Torture. Unfortunately this is a very common reference for those who have gone through a total knee replacement. But is the “no pain no gain” approach really the best?
Linda found the X10 Knee Recovery System three months after a series of unfortunate orthopedic events… including a fall, full leg cast and rehab that just did not work. Read her story here.