Hi everyone. Some of you have contacted me about what exercises to do after your tkr. I find that ankle weights and knee replacement recuperation go together like apple pie and ice cream. Here are a some of the most beneficial exercises that helped me during my total knee replacement recuperation period. I still […]
Hi everyone. Scars seem to be a common subject among you, my favorite readers. I just got done reading an interesting article on how to best heal scars the natural way. Knowing what a doozy I have (it’s about 10 inches..I haven’t measured it), I thought it would be fun to write a post […]
Hi everyone. I have been receiving inquiries from many of you for ways to speed up a total knee replacement recuperation. Here is an updated article I wrote when going through the initial tkr rehab. The information still holds true today.
Having your tkr surgery is only part of the process. How you deal […]
Hi everyone. As we all know, sleeping is difficult while recuperating from a total knee replacement (aka tkr). Did you know that there are some edible sleep aides that can naturally help you drift off into a more peaceful slumber.
Once the extreme pain lessens, foods can actually be used as natural edible sleep […]
music and tkr recuperation
Calling for reader input and suggestions….
We all know the importance of improving our flexibility after a tkr (total knee replacement). A great way to do this is by turning your rocking chair into an exercise tool. When done correctly, you will feel a wonderful stretch along the front portion of your tkr.
All you need to do is position yourself in […]
Hi everyone! Some may think that wearing an orthopedic shoe lift is a hindrance. After all, not everyone wears one and the wearer could be on the receiving end of some strange looks. I know, I have worn an external 1.5″ version for 40 years. Part of my post-tkr includes adjusting my shoe lifts. […]
Hi everyone! It has been awhile since my tkr and I have been asked numerous times if any post-tkr exercise is still needed. The answer is…â€YES!!â€ Unless you want to go through life with a stiff tkr knee, exercise is imperative. Everyone needs to exercise, irregardless of their physical condition.
I’ve had readers tell […]
I have mentioned before about the importance of having a positive outlook or proper attitude while going through recuperation. Sometimes it is easier said than done. We all know that. Everyone experiences negative emotions during life. Did you know that, however, your overall mental state determines your ultimate success. Numerous studies have shown this to […]