HEALTHY KNEES BLOG

Week 4 Post Op Knee Replacement - a plateau

Dec 07, 2017

By all measures, me and my knee are coming along.  My biggest challenge this week is that I'm returning to more of a regular pattern of life...

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Week 3 Post Op Knee Replacement

Dec 02, 2017

A return to the land of the living...

I'm feeling like I'm coming out of the fog and that I can start to make a return to regular life.

I returned...

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Week 2 Post Knee Replacement Surgery

Nov 25, 2017

Week 2 Post-Op

I won’t recount each day (because its all a blur of walking a little, icing a lot, and doing my PT exercises), but I’ll...

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My first week after Knee Replacement Surgery

Nov 15, 2017

Week 1 – Post Knee Replacement Surgery

I do not want to dissuade anyone who has decided upon or is considering knee replacement surgery, but...

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Surgery day- warning there are some graphic pictures/videos

Nov 11, 2017

November 9, 2017

Knee Replacement Day

If you have ever had surgery or contemplated it, you know that so much thought and emotion goes into the...

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Boston Knee Party - my visit to the ConforMIS knee manufacturing plant

Nov 06, 2017

I was invited to visit the ConforMIS knee manufacturing plant to see the process for taking a CT scan and turning it into a custom knee - with all...

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Interview with Dr. Michael Thorpe: Questions about Knees

Oct 31, 2017

Dr. Thorpe and I have known each other for 32 years starting with my 3rd surgery - the femoral osteotomy when I was 34 years old. Since then were 5...

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Train like an athlete for your knee replacement (or to avoid one!)

Oct 24, 2017

You don't have to be a competitive athlete to train like one.  You just have to want the results of preparing your body for the event –...

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How much PAIN is enough?

Oct 17, 2017

We have all experienced different levels of pain, but how do you know when enough is enough?

Chronic pain, the pain you live with because of a...

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My BIG Announcement & the Journey

Oct 09, 2017
 

I finally made a BIG decision....31 years after I was told I had severe osteoarthritis in my left knee.

On November 9, 2017 I will have my knee...

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