To put it politely: You’re not getting it here.

Hoping that the days and nights of May fill you with an abundance of good will, good health, and prosperity. Keep improving in 2018!

total knee replacement best blogs badge

Top HealthCare Sites

“If you want someone to trust, trust yourself.” – Bob Dylan

My Books

My book offerings: Create your own banner at!

Create your own banner at!

Create your own banner at!


web tracker

I’m not a medical pro, On whose advice you should heed, So please beware that, What works for me, May not suit your need. (aka Waiver of Liability)

Information provided on this site is meant to complement and not replace any advice or information from a health professional.
The intended mission of the site is to help people dealing with total knee replacements and other physical concerns realize they are not alone.

Looking To Increase Revenue?

Looking To Increase Revenue? Advertising Slot Available. Contact me for further information.!


May 2018
« Apr    


More Info

Website Submissions…

Booktoots Healing - Blog Directory Search Engine Submission - AddMe
top sites
top sites
Ping Website
ExactSeek: Relevant Web Search
Submit Website Free
The Daily Submit Directory
Follow me on Blogarama
free search engine website submission top optimization
SEO Services & ToolsSubmit Express
My Zimbio
Top Stories
Global Web Directory, Articles and Press Releases at
Listed on: link directory
Amfibi Web Search & Directory

Link Centre Directory and Search Engine
Earn money by referring others..
Active Search Results

Sonic Run: Internet Search Engine

Total Knee Replacement Surgery Pre-Op

Getting ready for a total knee replacement, for me, was a pain in the royal derriere (butt). Here’s why:

  • I couldn’t take any of the herbs that were a part of my daily routine.   Western medicine wasn’t sure if they would fit in.  Western medicine needs to catch up with reality.
  • I couldn’t take any aspirin, of which I usually take  daily.
  • I had to have self-blood donations of 2 pints.  The blood center caused me much distress.
  • I had to take iron supplements,  which I did not like.
  • I had to take a blood thinner the night before surgery.  It caused nausea.
  • The literature on what to eat, not eat, and drink is confusing and contradictory – as is the info on supplements.
  • Each pre-op process for a total knee replacement starts two weeks prior to surgery.
  • I attended a total knee replacement class.  The only benefit of this was actually seeing the knee implant.
  • I was told that crutches were too much work and that I needed a walker for a while after surgery.  This was stated during the total knee replacement class.  I did not agree with that.
  • I got all my dental work done prior to surgery.  Ugh!!!  However, my dentist is a hockey fan.  And, his brother is the orthodontist for one of the NHL teams. Cool!

I had to go through the process two times (donating 4 pints of blood) due to my surgeon getting sick and cancelling the first surgery.  The second surgeon was great.

Even with all of this, I have no regrets over having my surgery.  There is no joint pain now.  What an entire relief!

Leave a Reply




You can use these HTML tags

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Reload Image