• One year after

    Looking back a year after my total knee replacement, what have I learned? I realise I’m fortunate. I didn’t have a terminal illness or a long term chronic condition but end stage arthritis in one knee that could be fixed. Before the operation, my world had narrowed and now it has widened out again and

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  • Prehab-Living

    At the start of 2018, I had an empty diary which felt uncomfortable. -I didn’t know when my outpatient appointment for my total knee replacement would be or when the operation would be  -I didn’t like to admit it but my knee was painful and my limp was getting worse -I had deleted a year’s

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  • Prehab-Exercise

    I wanted to be in the best shape possible for my total knee replacement as it would lead to the best possible outcome. I knew that medical advice was to walk and exercise within the limits of one’s pain. I also knew that rehabilitation after an operation is easier if you have a good level of fitness beforehand.

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