WHAT IS A CONTINUOUS PASSIVE MOTION (CPM) MACHINE?
A knee CPM Machine is a device that helps a patient regain their range of motion after surgery (i.e. total knee replacement, ACL reconstruction). The continuous passive motion machine along with physical therapy is a great way to aid in your recovery after surgery. It is a passive machine, which means it does all the work. You can just relax and allow the machine to bend your knee. After surgery, you may feel stiff, but the CPM machine will help gain your movement back.
HOW A CPM MACHINE IS PROVIDED:
Your physician or physician’s office will typically fax us the order (513-985-3865) and then we will contact you around a week prior to your surgery date. At that time we will set up a good date and time for you to come to our Montgomery office on Cooper Road. At this appointment, our specialist will make sure the machine is fit to your leg properly and you are comfortable in the using of the machine; he/she will instruct on proper care for the machine as well. The specialist will also review your physician’s protocol for the machine after surgery.
Most insurances cover the cost of a CPM machine for up to 21 days post-operatively. Bioworks will handle any pre-certifications needed prior to your insurance company being billed for the services. If we know your insurance will not cover the cost of the CPM, we offer self-pay prices. Insurances typically do not cover a CPM if you are having a revision surgery or a manipulation. When our representative calls to set up the fitting, insurance coverage can be discussed.
WHAT TO DO WHEN FINISHED:
A Bioworks representative will give you a call when your 21-day end date is approaching to document your end-bill date. You can either drop off your CPM at our Cooper Rd location or we can schedule our driver to pick up the CPM; whatever works with your schedule. You do not have to keep the CPM the whole allotted 21 days, you are finished when the you have reached the end goal as prescribed by your physician.
- CPM PHONE LINE
- 513-793-7335 EXT. 2123
- CPM MACHINE BILLING INFORMATION
- 513-793-7335 EXT. 0043
- BIOWORKS FAX #