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 my favorite readers! Resistance bands are cheap, convenient, and beneficial for getting or maintaining knee functioning. I still use them, seven years post-tkr. They are an easy way to get a workout no matter where you are. Just put one or two in a purse, backpack, luggage piece, or other item to have […]
Hi everyone. I have received quite a few questions about what to expect after having a tkr or total knee replacement. What does the typical knee area look like? What did mine look like? At the two-year mark, I wrote the following post. It still applies at the 8-year post-tkr mark…fyi.
It finally happened. […]
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! Having recently returned from an interesting boating adventure, I thought it would be worthy to share some insightful information to help others. It involves floating boat ramps and tides. Please pardon any improper usage of nautical terms and oversimplification of this complex topic. I’m still trying to figure out this […]
Hi everyone! Here is a reprint of an article I wrote about recuperating while sitting at a desk. You’ve sent a lot of requests for it (thank you!) …so here goes..Enjoy!
Recently, a few of my readers asked for suggestions on ways to sit comfortably at a desk after having their total knee replacement (or any […]
Hi my favorite readers! Here’s hoping that the new year brings you good health, a better quality of life, and abundance. I am so grateful for all of your communications, contributions and insight.
Keep on trucking and good luck!
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Hi everyone! Now’s the time of year when we see all types of donation bins around town. One was placed at my local YWCA. It was for shoe donations. Seeing that I’ve been wearing an external 1.5â€ shoe lift for over 35 years, I didn’t think donating orthopaedic shoes applied. But, I inquired anyways.
Hi my favorite readers! I’ve received a number of comments from many of you about cramping after a tkr. I don’t feel so alone regarding this topic since it seems to be a common occurrence. It seemed an appropriate time to update previous replies.
I also experience foot and toe cramps. Mine occur within the […]
Wow..five years have already passed since my total knee replacement surgery. As the saying goes..â€where’s the time gone?â€ Anyways, it’s time for a tkr update. Thanks for reminding me of this. I am a success story for a tkr, and grateful for it.
* Nothing much has changed since my last update, actually. I am […]