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! 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.
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Hi everyone. I’ve received numerous emails about leg straightening exercises and believe an update to a previously popular article is in order. Leg straightening was of particular interest to me during my initial tkr recuperation stages. I had to spend extra time working on this area, in fact. ..Enjoy!
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Hi everyone. You have likely heard about chair yoga, but may be uncertain about whether it can help you. After attending classes for about a year, I thought it would be fun to share some insight. I have written previously about this wonderful exercise form, but further insight is needed.
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Hi my favorite readers! Yoga has become mainstream as being the ideal way to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. There is something particularly interesting about this ancient practice, however. It seems that the more we learn about yoga, the more we realize how intertwined it is into a variety of life’s areas. I […]
Hi everyone! I’ve written other posts before about walking as an exercise for recuperating from a total knee replacement. Walking surfaces matter as much as the walking itself, also. After 40 years of dealing with different types of walking surfaces and the effect on my leg length discrepancy, I would like to share some insight […]
Hi my favorite readers! I’ve received quite a few emails recently about exercising after a tkr. It seems there is some concern about how long one needs to continue PT exercises following their total knee replacement. I believe sharing some first-hand information is useful. Here is a previously published article which I have received […]
Hi my favorite readers! Having lived with scoliosis (curvature of the spine) for over 35 years, I have found there are a number of ways to naturally ease the discomfort level without taking prescription pain killers. Hopefully, you will find some of these useful for your situation. They range from physical activity, stretching, to […]