Gentle Knee Exercises

85 y/o Ruth asks a question this week about severe knee pain and not being able to do much as far as exercises go after a partial knee replacement surgery…

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What Comes After Knee Surgery?

Knee surgery is in one respect like having kids – both teach you that patience is a virtue.

Arthroscopic knee surgery, what I had a month ago on my left knee, provides a faster recovery than traditional open surgery. That is a fact. However, as my surgeon cautioned, arthroscopic or not, surgery is…

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Doc, Make Me New Again – New York Times Article

DR. STEPHEN J. O’BRIEN, an orthopedic surgeon, had his patient, Jay MacDonald, 52, lie on the examining table and bend his right knee back toward his chest to test for flexibility. The doctor had replaced Mr. MacDonald’s knee five weeks earlier and wanted to see how far beyond 90 degrees the knee would bend.

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Knee Pain After Surgery

Mr. Knee Pain Guru, I had knee surgery about 1.5 years ago with high expectations of being able to be 100% pain free. It is now 2008 and all the steroid shots, glucosamine, and anti inflammatory they have been prescribing is just not working. I am in the construction /engineering industry which is imperative I […]

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