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* Patient's Perspective on Preparing For A TKR
* Dealing With Insomnia After a Total Knee Replacement
* "Why Do You Talk Like That?" ...life after a fractured jaw
* Water Exercising After a Total Knee Replacement ....or anyone with mobility concerns
* More to Come....
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Announcing Updated Preparing For Total Knee Replacement EBook

Hi everyone. I am pleased to announce the third printing of my popular ebook titled ‘Preparing For A Total Knee Replacement’. Content is recently updated.

A total knee replacement can be one of the most trying and tiring of surgeries to undergo. Preparing properly can save you time, frustration and money.

After going through the entire […]

How To Safely Maneuver Stairs, Steps and Ramps

Hi everyone. As you all know, having knee issues presents a unique set of concerns regarding everyday life. One main issue is conquering elevated surfaces. Let’s just say..”It ain’t for sissies.” Here are some suggestions I find helpful on how to safely maneuver stairs, steps and ramps. They all minimize knee stress.

Test the Area
First […]

Donating Orthopaedic Shoes? Yes You Can

Hi everyone! Now’s the time of year when we see all types of donation bins around town. One was placed at my local YWCA. It was for shoe donations. Seeing that I’ve been wearing an external 1.5” shoe lift for over 35 years, I didn’t think donating orthopaedic shoes applied. But, I inquired anyways.

It […]

Update On Kneeling After A TKR

Hi my favorite readers! Some of you have contacted me or posted comments about kneeling after a tkr. I have written about this previously, but the information needs updated. So…

It’s been 5.5 years since my tkr. Originally, kneeling was a no go. Then, I could do it only when taking it slow and easy. I […]

Dental Procedures & a TKR

Hello my favorite readers!

Recently some of you have asked about taking antibiotics before any type of dental procedure. For myself, I was told I would need to do this for two years after my total knee replacement.

If I recall correctly (it has been two years since my two year anti-biotic requirement period) – […]

Hot Tubs & A TKR

Have you wondered about getting into a hot tub after your tkr? I know I have. With friends ranting and raving about how great hot tubs were for relaxing, I was hesitant. For some reason, I had visions of the prosthetic heating up and causing discomfort. Have you thought the same thing?

After searching the Internet […]

Is a Total Knee Replacement Worth It?

Hi my favorite readers! I keep getting questions regarding whether it is worth getting a total knee replacement. Throughout my blog, I have mentioned the good and bad about having this surgery. Well, overall, it is without a doubt – worth it.

Prior to my tkr (total knee replacement), I could not go […]