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 […]
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 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 […]
Hi my favorite readers! It’s always fun learning new things and a particular one has come to my attention lately that I believe is worthy of sharing. It’s about the frog kick and a tkr.
The frog kick is the term given to how the legs move during a swimming technique known as the breaststroke. The […]
I have been receiving quite a few questions about how to best speed up the recuperation process after going through a total knee replacement.
I wrote an article about this earlier, but thought it would be a good idea to reprint it here to help everyone.
Feel free to leave any comments and experiences […]
Hi my favorite readers! I received a perplexing inquiry recently that I believe is worthy of sharing with everyone. Exercise is such an important part of my life that I just don’t give it a second thought. Anyways…the inquiry was if patients exercise 2 years after a tkr?
It has already been 18 months since […]
I Don’t Understand
It’s been 10 months since my total knee replacement…
I ride my exercise bike regularly, 5-7 times weekly.
I walk regularly.
I take breaks as needed.
I ice after working out.
I seem to be recuperating just fine.
My knee is still swollen (but getting better).
My knee still has flexibility concerns.
My opposite side hip is hurting.
My opposite side knee […]
The decrease in my knee swelling is more than likely a culmination of a variety of things – all taking 6.5 months to see any results.Â (Yes, I know that in proper writing composition – numbers under ten are to be written out. I’m gutsy. 🙂 )
Recuperation from a total knee replacement is time consuming […]