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Veterans Day 2017…Give Thanks

Hi my favorite readers. Nov. 11 is a special day of recognition for all veterans who ever sacrificed for their country. Happy Veterans Day 2017!

Recognitions go out to all of my U.S. readers. Happy Remembrance Day to my Canadian and European visitors. (Remember to buy and wear a poppy. Proceeds helps support disabled vets). […]

Foot Cramps & A TKR

Hi my favorite readers! I’ve received a number of comments from many of you about cramping after a tkr. I don’t feel so alone regarding this topic since it seems to be a common occurrence. It seemed an appropriate time to update previous replies.

I also experience foot and toe cramps. Mine occur within the […]

Nerve Damage & TKR Update

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 […]

Nausea After a TKR?

One of my readers questioned whether anyone had concerns regarding nausea after undergoing a tkr. I have written about this in former posts dating back to 2008, but will reiterate.

The only nausea I had initially was from the local anesthesia while in the hospital. The anesthesia resulted in appetite loss, dizziness, impaired speech […]

Swelling 15 Months After A TKR

Hi my favorite readers! One of the most common concerns I hear about from readers who have had a total knee replacement is that of swelling. It seems that throughout the recuperation process, this is an area of interest. I know in my case, I was expecting my tkr knee swelling to […]

14 Months After My TKR – Progression Update

Hi my favorite readers! It has been 14 months since my total knee replacement surgery. Some of my readers have been wanting to know about what they need to be concerned about, what to expect, and/or are they progressing like others. Here is where I am at. You can use it […]

Not Understanding A TKR Recuperation

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.

And…
My knee is still swollen (but getting better).
My knee still has flexibility concerns.
My opposite side hip is hurting.
My opposite side knee […]

Ten Months After Total Knee Replacement

Hi my favorite readers! It’s been ten months since my total knee replacement (already!?) and I thought I’d take the time to update my recuperation process. So, in a sense, this is a Progress Report…:)

It’s remarkable to me how my leg is now almost fully functioning. Immediately after surgery, my leg muscles could […]

Using An Elliptical Machine After A TKR

Hi my favorite readers! Prior to my total knee replacement, this machine was my favorite to use. Well, it’s been 6.5 months since my surgery and I have access to this machine. I was curious as to how it would work for me.

It works great as a full body workout. […]