Total Knee Replacement

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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The Best Time Of Year For A Total Knee Replacement

The Best Time of Year for a Knee Replacement

In life, timing is everything. But, let’s face it, there’s no good time to hear you need a total knee replacement. Unfortunately, some things are inevitable. All you can do is make the best of your situation by choosing a time of year that causes the least amount of hassle. Certain times of the year …

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What to Expect In Your First Week After a Total Knee Replacement

What to Expect the First Week After a Total Knee Replacement

The first week after a total knee replacement can be a complete roller coaster. Your anxiety has likely been building for months for your impending knee replacement surgery and now that it’s over, you’re ready to get your life back. The first couple of days are exciting and energy levels are high, but as the …

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Must Have Items For Pain Control after a Total Knee Replacement

Must have items for pain control after a knee reaplcement

Woohoo! You finally had your total knee replacement! What a relief; or at least it should be. Many times people think that they will have their surgery and just bounce right back like nothing ever happened. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. With any surgery, there will be a certain degree of pain and …

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The Best Pre-Surgical Exercises for a Total Knee Replacements

The Best Exercises to do before a knee replacement

We all know the benefits of exercising; increased blood flow, muscle strength, and overall better physical and mental health. Exercising before your total knee replacement is especially important for a quick and successful recovery. It has been proven that exercising prior to having a total knee replacement speeds up the recovery time significantly by strengthening …

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