Here you are, walking into a new path with your brand new knee!!! How incredibly great is that?!! Some would call it a miracle. It’s definitely a change for the better. What are you looking forward to? What paths are now open to you that may have been closed for years? Any way you slice it…
Vitamin D is important to the proper functioning of the immune system. Vitamin D deficient knee surgery patients have a higher risk of complications following surgery than those with adequate vitamin D. Written by Dr. Carl Freeman.
These foods are basically repeat offenders — foods that we probably already realize are on that “hit list,” and it would be wise to reduce or eliminate them. So let’s proceed with that in mind. Ultimately, it’s up to you to decide what’s best for you, because you’re the one who has to deal with the outcomes and consequences. — Tricia Lahmann, Holistic Health Coach
Hi, I’m Tricia Lahmann, Holistic Health Coach, Knee Rehab Coach, dance instructor and avid runner. I’ve made it my life’s mission to support people through making the VERY BEST choices in their daily lives so they can enjoy life to the fullest.
Your recovery after knee surgery gets into full gear a few weeks after surgery when you can use a stationary bike at home or at the gym. Getting the Most Out of a Stationary Bike After Knee Surgery by Mike McClellan.
With the holidays just around the corner, the annual season of binge-eating has begun. We share tips to help you keep these cravings under control and stick to your desired food plan during the holidays. by Shiela Olsen, Personal Trainer
It’s important to maintain a healthy level of activity—but don’t underestimate the value of relaxation, which helps balance your fitness and relaxation.
One of the biggest concerns among the aging population is falling, and for good reason. A fall can be the beginning of a decline in your lifestyle. It is also the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older Americans, according to the NCOA, or National Council On Aging.
Although weight loss may not be easy, the science behind it is fairly simple. When weight loss is needed for joint or knee problems, the process of losing weight is complicated. Knee problems require a whole-body weight-loss plan with emphasis on a restricted-calorie diet, low-impact exercise, and supportive self-care aimed at ensuring proper rest and emotional wellness.
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.