Hi everyone. Many of you have been contacting me wondering whether it’s time for a total knee replacement. Even though I am not a medical professional, I can provide personal insight into how I decided it was time. Hopefully, you will find some useful information from my insight. Here are some telltale signs you […]
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 everyone. As we all know, sleeping is difficult while recuperating from a total knee replacement (aka tkr). Did you know that there are some edible sleep aides that can naturally help you drift off into a more peaceful slumber.
Once the extreme pain lessens, foods can actually be used as natural edible sleep […]
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 […]
Calling for reader input and suggestions….
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. I wanted to take a short moment and apologize for poor communication issues lately. For some reason outside of my control, I have not been receiving email notifications of many tkr comment postings to my site.
This has caused a delay in a few areas, as discussed below:
1) Personal response time. I […]
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 […]