And so two and a half weeks after surgery when I returned to work full time and I’ve never skipped a beat or never missed a day. I’m good, I’m back. I’m in the weight room, I’m in the gym and I’m training on a regular basis and I have full mobility in my knee. In fact, it’s become my dominant knee and the stronger knee of the two.
There are many things you can do prior to surgery to help yourself be as prepared as possible and therefore help to make your recovery process as easy as possible. This is a must listen for anyone with a knee surgery upcoming.
Knee replacement surgery is extremely effective at eliminating osteoarthritic pain. But, recent research shows that, “Current practice of total knee replacement as performed in a recent U.S. cohort of patients with knee osteoarthritis had minimal effects on quality of life and QALYs (quality adjusted life years) at the group level.”
We need to pay attention to the culture of the practice and go with our gut. A really good surgeon is not only a skilled professional but one who puts the patient first.
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.
If you have a 2021 Knee Replacement planned or just in the back of your mind… this is the article for you. Get all the information you need here.
More and more I was alarmed at the growing number of people getting early knee replacements. We have the baby boomers tripping into 65 and over. There’s three quarter of a million of these things done right now. That is scheduled to double in a few years
Preparation is advised when it comes to knee replacement surgery. It’s not hard to be ready. Lots of resources for you here: Pre-hab video, “Are You Ready” Checklist download, article links, and a free pre-surgery customized email series
Going ahead with knee replacement became a desicion between living an normal life or one with greatly compromised mobility for Karen Fattal.
Bacteria might enter a person’s body through the wound where the surgical incision was made, after knee replacement surgery. If bacteria reach a person’s new artificial knee joint, they may multiply and cause an infection. All about infection and knee replacement here.