Are you ready for a Total Knee Replacement?
This is part 2 of my conversation with Dr. Thorpe, orthopedic surgeon.
We had a long talk about knowing when you are ready for a total knee replacement and so I split it into 3 parts. I
n Part 2, today's video https://youtu.be/olrR-sa5uLI
We talk about the next 3 points:
4.) How many revisions are possible (yes, you could need to have your knee replaced more than one time),
5.) How long a total knee replacement lasts
6.) and the youngest and oldest patients who received new knees by Dr. Thorpe.
In Part 1 - here's the link if you missed it... https://youtu.be/QtgAzCGiVbY
I introduce Dr. Thorpe and we discussed the first 3 points:
1.) How to know when you are ready for a Total Knee Replacement
2.) How you can postpone a TKR
3.) and Should you wait as long as you can?
In Part 3 (coming next week) We will wrap it up with a quick discussion of what happens with the kneecap, Is there risk in postponing a TKR, and Dr. Thorpe's best advice for preparing for a total knee replacement. ***
P.S. I have 3 great ways to help you even more with your knees...
#1 Get the Books: https://www.healthykneescoach.com/Shop
Healthy Knees Total Knee Replacement - How to prepare for knee surgery and recover so you get the most out of your new knee
Healthy Knees Strength - Get stronger using the 4 Point method to reduce pain, stabilize your knees, and move with confidence.
Healthy Knees Cycling - The no-impact plan to reduce joint pain, improve strength, and help you live an active lifestyle.
#2 Join Healthy Knees Formula https://www.healthykneescoach.com/hk-formula
The Healthy Knees Formula is a 16-week program to soothe, stabilize, and strengthen your knees so you can get back to the things that you love. In this gently progressive program, you’ll follow a plan with weekly videos that show you exactly what to do with exercises, motivation, and how to build on your success.
#3 Sign up for my weekly “Healthy Knees News” https://www.healthykneescoach.com/Healthy-Knees-News-signup
so you don’t miss out on the simple things you can do to help your knees feel better.
You are half-way there! Shortly, you'll receive an email - if you don't see it, be sure to check your junk folder and then add HealthyKneesCoach to your approved senders. Then respond to the email by clicking the link... and you are in! You'll receive news that will help your knees every month.
To your Healthy and Happy Knees