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.
I’ve had readers tell […]
Hi everyone. Our mental attitude affects everything. I know that’s a common sense statement, but it makes for a great opening line. Many people, with or without realizing it, are in a permanent state of complaining. Everything is fatalistic, not worth trying, and simply worthless. Complaining is constant on every level, from the conscious […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Hi my favorite readers. Here is an interesting guest post written by Richard Haynes, a physical therapy professional. It contains a wealth of information that can benefit your tkr recuperation. Enjoy!
Once you have gone through your total knee replacement your work really has just begun. In fact, your surgeon will tell you that the […]
You bet it can. We all know how important cardiovascular exercise is for good overall health. It lowers risks of developing chronic illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and obesity while also increasing heart health. Did you ever tie in cardio with tkr rehab, though? Here’s something that may help you…
While recuperating from a […]
I noticed that some of you have been wondering about pain meds for dealing with tkr pain. Even though I am not promoting using pain meds at every opportunity, some time they just make things easier. Some may use pain meds to provide relief during sleeping after a tkr (or…attempting to sleep..:?). I […]
Strengthening the hamstrings (muscles along the backside of the knee) is important for everyone, especially us tkr recipients. I found another way to exercise this muscle recently and thought I’d share. Please remember it’s been almost three years since my tkr, so don’t try this if you’re new to the tkr recuperation stage.
You need […]