What image comes to mind when you hear of a person undergoing a total knee replacement? Someone sedentary? Someone in their “golden years?” What if I told you that image has changed drastically in the last decade?
Stretches for Pickleball and Tennis (plus a few other racquet sports). Low impact racquet sports can make you live a longer happier life. Let’s talk stretching and strength for these health sports.
I present building strength after knee surgery here so you can be an exception to the majority of knee patients who suffer a huge strength deficit after surgery… a deficit that can linger for weeks, months and even years.
Once you have a knee replacement or other knee surgery that compromised your knee range of motion, it is up to you to make the most of this new lease on life. One of the keys to doing just that is stretching after knee replacement.