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Offline shotokan101

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WANTED Knee CPM Machine/Hire Sites
« on: June 18, 2016, 10:13:34 PM »
HI - looking to get a used KNEE CPM Machine

Please let me know if anyone has one for sale or can point me at Sites (Preferably UK) that sell used/reconditioned units.

Also interested in any hire sites you know of in UK

I live in the Glasgow Area in case anyone is local or knows of local sources/hires

Thanks all

Jim
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Re: WANTED Knee CPM Machine/Hire Sites
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2016, 10:21:38 PM »
You should discuss with your surgeon and physio, if required, you may be able to. Get one from the hospital although they are not used as standard unless specifically indicated

This company hires them, and sells used medical equipment too if your medical team advise you to use one
https://www.pattersonmedical.co.uk/Documents/Patterson-Medical-Hire-Discontinued-Ex-Demo-Offers.pdf
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Re: WANTED Knee CPM Machine/Hire Sites
« Reply #2 on: June 18, 2016, 10:40:45 PM »
Many thanks - s o far Hospital only provides them "in facility" for up to two days after procedures so am definitely looking to acquire one if at all possible.

Jim

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Re: WANTED Knee CPM Machine/Hire Sites
« Reply #3 on: June 18, 2016, 10:54:52 PM »
What surgery are you having? Do you have a history of arthrofibrosis? Have you been advised to get one at home after the operation as they aren't standard in the UK?
« Last Edit: June 18, 2016, 10:56:55 PM by Vickster »
Came off bike onto concrete 9/9/09 (lat meniscus, lat condyle defect)
LK scopes 8/2/10 & 16/12/10
RK scope 5/2/15 (menisectomy, Hoffa’s fat pad trim)
LK scope 10.1.19 medial meniscectomy, trochlea MFX
LK scope 19.4.21 MFX to both condyles & trochlea, patella cartilage shaved, viscoseal, depo-medrone

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Re: WANTED Knee CPM Machine/Hire Sites
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2016, 11:59:51 PM »
It's my wife - she had a total knee replacement about 5 years ago and it never regained mobility or pain relief - mainly we suspect due to the Physio saying that no Manual adjustment attempts should be considered for 18 months post-op - which we now know to be nonsense.

Obviously after two t=years the manual adjustment procedure basically didn't work - better flexion and mobility for a couple of months that just decreased despite intensive physio

- after several consultations (another 2 years) a new consultant suggested a red-do/revision to replace the joint again (which previous consultants had said was pointless as the previous procedure looked OK)

So after new replacement - again no permanent real mobility increase - got another manual adjustment/flex  procedure scheduled in about 6-8 weeks so planning to get the CPM machine for personal use after release from hospital for a an extended period.

Jim

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Re: WANTED Knee CPM Machine/Hire Sites
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2016, 12:00:45 AM »
I've got a refurb. BREG Flex-Mate K500 unit coming in from the USA soon - looks to be an OK unit - anyone got any experience of this one ?

Also - on another side comment - isn't it disgraceful that you have to pay VAT and Import Taxes on second hand Medical Equipment ?  >:(

JIm