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 […]
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 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! It is so easy to lose interest in exercising when recuperating from a tkr. At first, the pain is so intense that the frustration level is….when is this going to end? I know that’s what it was like for me. And, the steps forward would be matched with steps backward. It’s unexpected. […]
Hi everyone! I’ve written other posts before about walking as an exercise for recuperating from a total knee replacement. Walking surfaces matter as much as the walking itself, also. After 40 years of dealing with different types of walking surfaces and the effect on my leg length discrepancy, I would like to share some insight […]
Hi everyone…I’ve been getting requests lately about overdoing it after a tkr and how to know the difference. Here is a reprint of an article I wrote about this…Enjoy!
This blog post is being written after another day of overdoing it on my part. And, hopefully, others have done the same thing. I’m […]
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 […]
Since hearing from numerous readers about being scared of a total knee replacement, I thought it would be appropriate to reprint a prior post. Here it is…
Don’t be. It’s only natural to be anxious about a major surgery, but the benefits far outweigh the drawbacks.Â Here are a few items that I, personally, have to […]
Hi my favorite readers! Recently, some of you have asked about nerve damage after a tkr. I thought it would be helpful to reprint an older post I wrote about this subject….
I’ve written before about how I have nerve damage on my tkr leg. The nerve damage, prior to my tkr, caused me extreme […]
Hi my favorite readers! Something recently happened that highlighted the importance of following medical/healthy living advice that I thought is worthy of sharing.
How many times have you heard about not having loose rugs or floor coverings around your living area? Advice claims that these items make it too easy to fall, trip and/or play […]