Breg Polar Care Wave
Polar Care Wave is designed to reduce pain and edema to optimize patient recovery. Motorized cold therapy and compression devices, like Polar Care Wave, have also been shown to decrease narcotic use post-operatively.
Available for sale through Swift Institute $350
Continous Passive Movement (CPM)
A continous passive movement (CPM) device that aids in post-operative recovery. It provides constant motion to assist moving the joint through the desired range of motion, reduce pain, and reduce stiffness.
Rental/insurance through Northern California Medical, Inc. (Order needed)
Electric Stimulation/ Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
Electric Stimulation and NMES have slightly different roles in post operative recovery. Electric stimulation can be utilized immediately to combat postoperative pain and swelling. NMES is commonly used in physical rehabilitation programs for muscle re-education after injury or surgery, prevention of muscle atrophy during prolonged periods of immobilization, improving range of motion, reducing edema, and promoting wound healing in the subacute phase.
Rental/insurance through Zynex Medical (Order needed)
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
Your blood is drawn and run through a centrifuge to concentrate the platelets. These activated platelets are then injected directly into your surgical knee. This releases growth factors that stimulate and increase the number of reparative cells your body produces. It has been demonstrated to improve function and reduce pain.
Order is placed and appointment with our PMR team approximately 2-4 weeks following surgery.
Designed to support immune health and recovery from surgery. Aid in reducing the risk of infections and help with recovery, reducing insulin resistance after surgery and improve patient outcomes.
Available for purchase on Amazon and other websites.