10 Reasons To Start Your Recovery After Knee Replacement Surgery At Home


 Home Is Where The Heart Is! Recently Daily RX  reported on a study conducted in Australia and reported on in Arthritis Care and Research. The researchers found that patients had the same ability 6 weeks after surgery to bend or straighten their knee, similar levels of pain, readmission rates and the ability to walk 50…

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10 Reasons Not To Trust Stryker for Your Knee Impant

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Knee Implants and Big Medicine-What You Should Know! You may or may not have heard about the FDA bringing the hammer down on Otismed, a subsidiary of Stryker the big knee replacement implant industry giant.  In a nut shell, the CEO plead guilty to selling the The Otisknee, a cutting guide that helps surgeons align…

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Free Kindle Book Giveaway-Knee Replacement Wisdom


Free Kindle Book Giveaway November 15-17 Looking for a good read over the thanksgiving day holiday?. If so pick up Fast Track Your Recovery From A Total Knee Replacement: How to Eliminate Pain and Pain Medicine The Quickest Way Possible, by yours truly. Ok so I’m  a little biased. It is a great way to get educated…

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Are You Too Old To Have A Knee Replacement?


Knee Replacement Risk If you have been asking the question, “Am I too old to have a knee replacement?”, listen up, this study may help you decide. While the term “frail” is not a term that most people would use to describe themselves, a new study has created a frailty score from 11 data points that may…

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What Are The Best Knee Replacement Exercises?


  Best Knee Replacement Exercises There are literally 100’s of exercises to choose from following a knee replacement surgery. Selecting the best exercise(s) without any rehab experience is a bit like trying to determine which exercises you should choose to become a better golfer. You would be forced to admit that a golf-pro would likely…

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Knee Replacement Recovery Time


Knee Replacement Rehab Timeline In a fast-paced world, “How long does knee replacement recovery take?” is one of the most common questions asked about the surgery. Other similar questions include, How long will I be “out” of my normal routine?How long before I can be active again the way that I used to be? When can…

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“Pre-habilitation” Lowers The Cost of Knee Replacement Rehabilitation

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Could Your Outcomes Improve With Pre-habilitation? According to a recent study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, patients receiving preoperative physical therapy (knee replacement pre-habilitation) showed a 29 percent reduction in post-operative care use following a total knee replacement. A big part of a physical therapy pre-habilitation session is about setting expectations and educating patients…

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High Flexion/Gender Specific Knee Replacement Devices- Are They Better?

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The Big Question Additional evidence released this time from the British Journal of Medicine suggests that the high flexion knee and gender specific knee replacement implants do not improve function or patient related outcomes. After a review of 118 studies, they concluded that … there was no clinically relevant improved benefits for these devices compared…

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Find the Best Hospitals for Knee Replacement Surgery In Less Than 1 Minute


Best Hospitals for Knee Replacement Surgery Uncovered Simply knowing that high volume hospitals have lower complication rates is a critical piece of information, if you are thinking about getting a knee replacement. No one wants complications. They jeopardize safety, cost money and waste a ton of time. Finding out the actual volumes of knee replacement surgeries…

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The Mental Aspect of Total Knee Replacement Recovery


Does Your Mental Attitude Affect Your Total Knee Replacement Recovery? Common sense says, “Of course it does!” Here is an update on the research in this area. In the past, studies have shown that anxiety and depression preoperatively influence the outcomes of knee replacement recovery.  A recent study  looked at ‘catastrophizing,’ perceived injustice, fear of movement, and recovery expectancies  and total…

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