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 […]
Hi my favorite readers. I have had quite a few readers approach me recently and inquire about ways to make the tkr recuperation easier. There is no simple approach, unfortunately. Sharing one of my more popular posts regarding this topic may help you. Good luck!
Having a total knee replacement surgery is only part of the […]
Hi everyone. Has it already been eight years since my total knee replacement, otherwise known as a tkr? You bet it has. February 2008 was when I had this surgery. So..it is time for an update.
KNEE FLEXIBILITY. My knee flexibility is still around 90-93. It is due to previous scar tissue dating […]
Hi my favorite readers! While recuperating, and preparing, for a total knee replacement it is important to prepare your living area to help avoid falls.Â There are a variety of ways to do this:
* Remove all loose rugs that do not have a nonstick backing.
* Remove all loose rugs, period. Sometimes, depending on your […]
It seems there are a number of dog lovers among us. It’s always fun regaling stories about how they impact our lives. Here is an experience I shared with a friend’s four-legged family member.
Doing stairs seems to be a common concern with us tkr folk. Some can do them with ease. Others cannot […]
Hi my favorite readers! While browsing the web, I came upon this New York Times article. It is written by someone who had total knee replacement three years ago. It’s a great article, so I’m sending along the link. I originally posted it on this site back in 2008. The information still applies today, […]
Hi my favorite readers! After receiving numerous requests for this information, it seems appropriate to provide this reprint of a previous post to help those new to a tkr:
Part of my total knee replacement recuperation process involves, of course, physical therapy.Â After I complete my exercises, I am offered icing.Â At first it was […]
Here is a reprint of another popular post I’ve had numerous requests for.
Recently, I was asked about taking iron supplements prior to my total knee replacement surgery. I know from personal experience that the iron supplements are needed due to blood donations. During my pre-op procedure procedure, my surgeon recommended that I […]
I just found out that this site is listed as one of the best knee replacement blogs on the Internet. How nice is that? I’m very grateful to everyone who helped this site reach this amazing level. Thank you everyone…
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