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7 Ways to Speed Up Your Knee Replacement Recuperation

Hi my favorite readers. Many of you have approached me recently inquiring 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 process. Always remember that. […]

Icing a new knee….OUCH!

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.  After I complete my exercises, I am offered icing.  At first it was […]

Icing and a Total Knee Replacement

Here is a reprint of one of my popular posts that I continually get requests for. Enjoy!

Hi my favorite readers! I just found out that some patients were not told about icing after having a total knee replacement done.  This is unbelievable to me.  Without icing, my knee would be so swollen and […]

The Importance of Icing After A TKR

Hi my favorite readers! Icing is so important during a tkr recuperation, it cannot be emphasized enough. I have always found icing to be the best pain killer. Plus, it’s cheap. It’s time consuming, though.

Icing is recommended immediately after exercise for 10 minute increments. I actually went for longer time periods. It can be […]

Knee Swelling & A TKR

Well, just a short note here on something that’s interesting to me.  My tkr knee still swells up big time after I am done exercising.  It does not hurt, though.  It just is not a pretty sight.

It has been over a year since my total knee replacement surgery.  My walking capabilities have improved 100%, but […]

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 […]

Natural Remedies for TKR

We all know how trying the recuperation process is after having a total knee replacement surgery. And, I have written prior blog posts about different ways to ease the process – especially pain and swelling.

Here are some easy methods I use that have, and still do, work well.

Bananas. The potassium in bananas has […]

One Year Post TKR Update

Hi my favorite readers! It has been one year already since my total knee replacement surgery. I had my follow-up appointment that was informative. The results were positive, mixed, and of concern.

Positive:
X-rays. On the positive side, my x-rays looked perfect. My implant is properly placed, secure, and of no concern whatsoever. […]

Still Icing After One Year post-TKR

Knowing the importance of icing my new bionic knee (total knee replacement) while going through physical therapy, I still ice every day and I am one year post TKR. Every time I am done exercising, I put an ice bag on my knee afterwards. Sometimes my knee has swollen up, other times […]

Still Another TKR Flexibility Exercise

Hello…There are a variety of exercises one can do to increase their bionic knee’s flexibility, here is another one that was passed along to me by one of my readers. Here the PT person had her doing this as part of the exercise regime.

Don’t be discouraged if you either have a difficult time […]