Joint Replacements

Weight Lifting After a Total Knee Replacement A Helpful Guide

Weight Lifting After a Total Knee Replacement

If you’ve had a total knee replacement, weight lifting and resistance training may be something that you want to consider. Lifting weights can help build muscle, improve bone density, and help maintain balance and coordination. After a total knee replacement, you must build up the muscles and gain strength in the leg. However, it can …

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Golfing After a Knee Replacement: A Helpful Guide

After a total knee replacement, you’ll likely be able to move your knee with far less pain, navigate stairs without trouble, and stand up from a chair with ease. But, the real question is, can you return to golf?? Can I Golf after a Knee Replacement? The short and sweet answer: Yes! Research shows us …

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9 Ways to Decrease Shoulder Pain after a Total Shoulder Replacement

9 Ways to Decrease Shoulder Pain after a Total Shoulder Replacement

A total shoulder replacement is a common orthopedic procedure to fix Osteoarthritis. Even though the surgery is becoming more common it can still be painful during the first 1-2 weeks post-operative. At times early in the recovery, it can seem that the pain is severe and difficult to get control of even with pain medication. …

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Weightlifting after a Total Shoulder Replacement: Tips, Timelines, and Instructions

Weightlifting After A Total Shoulder Replacement Tips And Instructions

Weightlifting is a great way to maintain weight, increase strength, and prevent weight gain. If you have had a total shoulder replacement surgery, then weightlifting may be something that you want to consider or return to. For some people, weightlifting can even help in the healing process of their shoulder replacement. However, it needs to …

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Total Hip Replacement – 6 Tips For Speeding Up Recovery

Total Hip Replacement 6 Tips For Speeding Up Recovery

A Total Hip Replacement is a procedure that has been done for decades to relieve end-stage arthritis hip pain in patients. A total hip replacement is an invasive surgery that replaces the head of the Femur and the “Socket” of the Acetabulum with new metal alloys to relieve pain from bone-on-bone wear and tear. Due …

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Does Meniscus Surgery Lead to Knee Replacement? What You Need to Know

Does Meniscus Surgery Lead to Knee Replacement What You Need to Know

Meniscus surgery is a surgical procedure to repair or remove the menisci in the knee. The menisci are C-shaped pieces of cartilage that act as “shock absorbers” for your knees. One of the most commonly performed arthroscopic surgeries in the US is a partial meniscectomy. However, recent research has questioned whether this surgery is beneficial …

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Driving After a Total Shoulder Replacement – A Helpful Guide

Driving After a Total Shoulder Replacement

Your total shoulder replacement is going to solve a lot of problems for you. But, it’s also going to introduce a whole new set of obstacles for you during recovery. Even though these obstacles will be temporary, it’s important to plan for them before surgery.  If your independence is something you value, then I’m sure …

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Flying After a Total Shoulder Replacement – What You Need to Know

Flying after a shoulder replacement

Life happens, and it doesn’t always have the most convenient timing. If you’re recovering from a total shoulder replacement, I’m sure you know a thing or two about inconveniences. But, canceling a flight after surgery doesn’t have to be one. Flying after a total shoulder replacement might seem scary at first, but it can go …

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Cardio After Shoulder Surgery: What Type of Cardio Exercise is Safe to Do?

Cardio After Shoulder Surgery What Type of Cardio Exercise is Safe to Do

Cardiovascular exercises are an important part of a healthy lifestyle. After shoulder surgery, cardio exercise can be safe and beneficial for your recovery if done properly. These types of cardio exercises include: riding a stationary bike, walking, running, swimming, stair climbers, and elliptical machines. However, it is always advised to wait until certain points in …

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