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

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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Knee Replacement Statistics Show Coming Surgery Tsunami

Knee replacement statistics, compiled by the CDC indicated there were 719,000 knee replacement surgeries done in the US in 2010. There was an overall 22% increase in the number of men getting the surgery, and an 84% increase in women having the surgery from 1997 to 2009. But for the younger age group of 45-54,…

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

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

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 Moneyball Version of Knee Replacement Recovery

Most people have probably heard about Moneyball: The Art of Winning An Unfair Game, the best selling book by Michael Lewis and later the movie staring Brad Pitt which was a hit in 2011. Billy Beane a manager of the Oakland A’s created a system for evaluating talent that turned conventional wisdom on its head.…

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Knee Replacement Products-Aren’t They All Tested Rigorously?

  Here is a question you might want to put on your list to ask potential knee replacement surgeons. Are you using any devices that have been fast-tracked through the approval process via a 510(k) clearance by the FDA? According to the website lawyerandsettlements.com, “a 510(k) clearance is an approval shortcut maintained by the US…

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Preventing Muscle Loss in the Thigh After A Knee Replacement

After a Knee Replacement Research demonstrates that functional recovery peaks at 6 months after a knee replacement and that from then on, there is an acceleration of functional decline due to thigh weakness that outpaces normal aging and is not attributable to a lack of range of motion or pain. In other words, we normally lose…

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