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How To Find Motivation to Exercise After A TKR

Hi everyone. Usually, it is easy to back out of exercising. Many people continually make excuses about why they don’t exercise. However, I want to share some great ways on how to find motivation to exercise after a tkr. Read on…

Be diligent in doing your exercises while recuperating from your total knee […]

Badminton & A TKR

The other day a group of us put together a badminton game. People were asked if they wanted to play, and if so, teams were put together. It sounded like fun, so I went for it.

As we were choosing teams and badminton racquets, the thought about my tkr came into my mind. I […]

Did I Cry During TKR Physical Therapy? Is The Pope Catholic?

Another question I recently received from one of my readers was asking me if I ever cried during PT? My answer….Is The Pope Catholic?

I would sit in my room, with the door closed, and sob. The pain was unbearable. No matter what I did, it hurt. It hurt to stand up, […]

To Twitter Or Not To Twitter?

A while back I wrote a blog post about being confused regarding how popular Twitter was. It seemed like another online way to lose one’s privacy. Well, I use it now and have been for about two months.

Why? I found out that some people, who I admire, use it very successfully. […]

Buying a Desk Foot Rest & TKR

Some of you have asked me if I had any information about where to buy foot rests that can be used under a desk. The rests are intended to elevate the tkr leg and keep the swelling down.

I purchased one in excellent condition at my local thrift store. It cost me a whopping $3. […]

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 […]

Adding A Boost To Walking After a TKR

Just recently, as my walking speed has been able to increase, I have noticed that I can throw in a new move. During my total knee replacement recuperation process, I tried doing this previously, but was unable to due to the pain and decreased mobility issues. 🙁

The move is similar to that used when […]

Adding Some Fun To Exercising

Riding my upright bike during my tkr recuperation process is just not fun. I like seeing how I improve, but it still takes a few pedaling rounds to get to the point of where I can move at a decent speed. It’s all part of the process, though. I’m grateful to have […]

Another Long Overdue Improvement in A TKR

Where does the time go? It’s coming up to 15 months after my total knee replacement surgery. Although, during the first 10 months I could say….”Man, is this ever going to end?!” As we all know, who have been through it, the recuperation is a total bear. However, here is some […]

Quick & Healthy Eats

Standing up for an extended period of time is difficult for the tkr patient during the first couple weeks after having surgery. The first week post-tkr it is highly recommended to have someone else prepare and serve your meals. However, after that you may be on your own. What are you supposed to […]