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 […]
I have mentioned before about the importance of having a positive outlook or proper attitude while going through recuperation. Sometimes it is easier said than done. We all know that. Everyone experiences negative emotions during life. Did you know that, however, your overall mental state determines your ultimate success. Numerous studies have shown this to […]
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 […]
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. 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!
Search online and you will notice […]
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 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 […]
Hi everyone! I have been asked about balance issues after having a tkr. I have written about this in numerous posts, but have received requests for this particular one. So…
Something strange and perplexing has been happening lately. There will be times when I move and suddenly lose my balance. It is not extreme, […]
Hi everyone!I recently had someone ask me that, and the answer is a definite, resounding “YES!!”Â I originally wrote about this topic in 2008, and because I have received numerous requests for this article, it seemed logical to bring it to the front of my home page again. So, that is why you will notice comments […]