Is The Rehab Industry Being Honest About the Effectiveness Of Their Treatment Methods?

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+-*The Revolution In Knee Replacement Rehab In the last 10 years, a revolution of sorts has taken place in the knee replacement industry. Patients are younger, more active, and more likely to be in the workforce when needing knee replacement surgery. In many cases this means completing knee replacement rehab programs using paid time off (PTO)…

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Traditional Stretching Methods Could Prolong Your Knee Replacement Recovery!

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+-*Don’t Delay Your Recovery In this lesson you are going to learn about how using traditional methods of stretching exercises after a knee replacement, ones that have been used for the past 20 years, may actually prolong your recovery and why. Anyone who has had a knee replacement will instantly recognize many of these methods. Leverage…

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The Number 1 Reason For Slow Knee Replacement Recovery

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+-*  Imagine Training For A 220 Yard Dash Without A Stop Watch Without a stop-watch athletes and coaches are sunk. There is no way to tell if a particular method of training is working. In short, no stopwatch, no feedback, No correction, no success! And this is where so many struggling with rehab for knee replacement go wrong. Patients need…

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In Honor of Obamacare Anniversary-Long Wait Times for Knee Replacement Surgery Coming To A Hospital Near You

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+-*Morning Coffee Break Irony I just couldn’t resist. The irony was too compelling, the contrast too stark to pass up. I was greeted in my inbox this morning by two seemingly unrelated emails. One notified me of an article published in the Ottawa citizen about wait times for knee replacement surgery. The other email was…

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How To Speed Up Recovery After A Knee Replacement

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+-*How To Speed Up Recovery After A Knee Replacement With the signs of spring upon us it seems fitting that the theme of my next 4 posts will be about liberating yourself from a long and drawn out recovery following knee replacement surgery. While there are pockets of solid recovery instruction, I am painfully aware…

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Give Me 3 Minutes and I Will Tell You How to Accelerate Your Knee Replacement Recovery

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+-*A Word About How to Build Muscle Strength Following A Total Knee Replacement To build the muscles of your knee back to full strength after knee replacement surgery or to build any muscle for that matter, you have to give the muscle a signal. What is that signal? You must ask the muscle to do something…

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Steering Clear of Marketing Hype for Knee Replacement Implants

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+-*  Think you should be making the decision about the best knee replacement implants? Think again!  Potential knee replacement patients are being bombarded with tons of marketing messages regarding the desirability of various implants. The biggest problem with targeting a group with marketing messages is that it gives that group the impression that they should be able…

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A Free Knee Replacement-For Christmas?

+-*  A Free Knee Replacement- For Christmas? That is exactly what santa brought this year for  a few fortunate people across the United States who were in need. Well not santa exactly.and maybe they won’t exactly be dancing around the Christmas tree this year but they received a big present from a great organization of…

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Want To Avoid a Knee Replacement?

+-*Here’s one way to ensure having the best chance to avoid the bludgeoning numbers of folks having to a knee replacement. Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Medical School tracked 9,000 patients in a first-of-its-kind database for knee and hip replacements and patient reported outcomes. They concluded that the increasing rate of knee replacements currently…

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Want to Know Which Hospitals Have Higher Than Average Knee Replacement Complication Rates?

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+-*  No one wants to be in the small percentage of people who have knee replacement complications after surgery. So anything that helps protect consumers is a good thing-right? Recently, CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) released data from 2009 through 2012 on readmissions within 30 days following knee replacement surgeries as well as…

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