Total Knee Replacement

Running After A Knee Replacement – Is It Possible?

Running after a total knee replacement

The early morning sun is rising, the bright rays making the treetops look as though they are going to burst into flames. The fresh, cool mountain air fills your lungs as you inhale. It’s nothing but you, the open trail, and the mystical sounds of nature. The smell of the dew on the leaves and …

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Avoiding Common Complications After A Total Knee Replacement

Avoiding Common Complications after total knee replacement

All surgeries come with risks, and a total knee replacement is no exception. Being aware of these risks and possible complications before surgery helps you know what to look for post-surgery. The faster you notice any issues, the faster you can get back on the road to recovery. Allergic Reaction to Adhesives Approximately 50% of …

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Questions to Ask an Orthopedic Surgeon Before a Total Knee Replacement

Questions to ask your orthopedic surgeon before a total knee replacement

You’re done sitting on the sidelines watching everyone else do what they enjoy. You’re ready to get back to you, so you’re finally going to have a total knee replacement. You’ve made the decision, let us help you make your next move. Having surgery is stressful. A successful outcome and minimal hiccups require a lot …

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The Best Exercises to do the First Week After a Knee Replacement

Best Exercises for the first week after a total knee replacement

The first week after a total knee replacement is critical to set yourself up for success on your road to recovery. During this first week, you will be dealing with increased swelling, high levels of discomfort, and limited mobility. All of these impede on your willingness to do exercises and can slow your progress. However, …

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Total Knee Replacement – 5 Tips For Speeding Up Recovery

5 Tips to Speed up recovery after a knee replacement

Recovering from any surgery can be difficult and painful, to say the least; but what if there were things you could do before and after a knee replacement surgery to minimize pain and ensure a speedy recovery?  Prehab exercises help reduce pain and improve recovery time. After surgery, continue doing therapy exercises as recommended by …

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Tips to Quickly Get Off Pain Medication Post Total Knee Replacement

Getting off Pain Medication After a Knee Replacement

When used properly pain management medication containing opioids can be extremely beneficial to someone who suffers from chronic or post-operative pain. It can help someone get back to doing the things they love to do. The downfall of using opioids is that they are extremely addictive and can cause serious digestive issues. How can you …

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