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 […]
Are you experiencing any tkr swelling? I commonly get asked that question. If you’re like me, you thought the swelling would go down (or away) shortly after your tkr. Well, to answer the question…Mine sure swells up, even nine years after my tkr.
I promised Renee from Croatia (“Hi Renee!”) I’d write an updated […]
Hi everyone. I am honored and humbled to announce that this site/blog has been nominated by Healthline as one of the best health blogs in 2016. This site could not become as successful as it has without the help of each and every one of you – my readers and contributors.
Thank you from […]
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! 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 […]
Hi everyone. Summer season in the USA is winding down and with that comes a ton of outdoor events. Combine those fun-filled events with warmer/hotter temperatures and you can easily overdo it without realizing it. You need to learn how to be healthy during hot summer days. This is key to avoiding, and/or lowering […]
Hi my favorite readers! Wearing shoe lifts, whether they are noticeable or not, provides many benefits. It can be easy to focus on the negative, but what’s the point in that?
I previously wrote about being grateful for my 1.5â€ shoe lift. And..seeing that the post received such positive feedback, I thought I’d talk about it […]
Hello everyone. Any one who has been through a total knee replacement knows that it takes a lot of recuperation and hard work. (That’s an understatement!) Sometimes it just doesn’t seem like it’s going to get any better. This is where gratitude comes in handy.
I regularly hear from readers who express frustration about […]
Hi everyone! One of my readers sent me this article about the importance of exercising after a total knee replacement. I thought it was interesting and wanted to share it again. The powerful data never grows old…
Exercise after knee replacement critical..
It may be uncomfortable at first, but doing exercises to strengthen your quadriceps […]