When faced with chronic knee pain that can only be relieved through partial or total knee replacement surgery, most patients can’t help but wonder what their quality of life will be like after the procedure. “Will I really feel better with a prosthetic knee?” Once you’re fully healed, you will indeed be surprised at how […]
Man’s Best Friend Like You’ve Never Seen – How Your Dog Can Help with Rehab After Knee Replacement
If you are planning to have knee replacement surgery, you are already aware of the physical limitations knee arthritis can place on your daily life. Pain can be very debilitating, robbing you of the things you love to do most. It can also be wearing on your physical and emotional health. But now that you’ve […]
You’ve Recovered from Knee Replacement – Now back to living!
If you’ve lived with the pain and physical limitations of knee arthritis, and then made the decision to undergo a total knee replacement, you are probably ready to reap the benefits of the past few months. Anyone with knee arthritis understands how much it can affect your ability to enjoy life, and to do the […]
Need to Have Your Knee Replaced? Don’t Wait Too Long
Millions of Americans suffer with osteoarthritis, and the pain that comes with it slows them down, changes their lives for the worse and can actually help to deteriorate their overall health. Luckily, if you suffer with the pain of knee arthritis, you don’t have to continue to live with it forever. Early stages of arthritis […]
7 Tips for Faster Recovery from Knee Replacement
If you’ve decided to undergo knee replacement surgery, you’re probably looking forward to living an active and pain-free life. As you may already know, osteoarthritis (or degenerative arthritis) resulting from the wear and tear associated with injury or a lifetime of stress on your joints, can create the type of pain that limits activities and […]
Speeding Recovery After Knee Arthroscopy – What You Should Know to Get Back on Your Feet Faster.
You’re scheduled for surgery, have had your preoperative appointment with your orthopedic surgeon and have done all of your labs and preoperative testing. Have you asked all your questions? Do you understand what knee arthroscopic surgery is, what you should expect and how long your recovery should be? Arthroscopic knee surgery allows your surgeon to […]
Partial Knee Replacement vs. Total Knee Replacement
The knee is one of the most complex joints in the human body. It needs to accommodate a wide variety of movements, provide stability, and support the weight of the body. In order for the knee to properly function, it has a layer of cartilage covering the outer surfaces of the bones that forms the […]
Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
The knee is the largest joint in the body, and it endures harsh use every day. From the time toddlers begin walking and throughout life, the knees bear the full weight of the body and impact in every step. Your knee supports your actions whether you’re playing sports, jumping and landing, or just walking around […]
Knee Replacement: When Is the Right Time?
The knee is one of the most injury-prone and frequently damaged joints in the human body. These problems can occur from a trauma, normal wear-and-tear or arthritis, any many other conditions. But how do you know whether or not you should have a knee replacement? Let’s discuss what your options are and exactly what type […]
How to Prepare Your Home for Recovery After Total Knee Replacement
Facing a knee replacement can be a daunting proposition for anyone. There is a lot to think about, including how to properly prepare your home to facilitate a full recovery after the surgery. Almost 700,000 Americans undergo knee replacement surgery every year. Everyone who has this surgery must follow a fairly strict regimen of therapy […]