Grab a kettle bell, sand bag, small child, dumbbell or some kind of weight. This weighted squat with an overhead press is an excellent way to strengthen you legs, glutes, shoulders, chest and core. GIve it a go.
Remember those first two weeks post-op after Kate had her total knee replacement? Well, things are looking up. She is now working out again and is able to do things that she was not able to do prior to her surgery. It goes to show you--things do get better!
This is a fun and different ab exercise. Start with a light weight and increase the amount as your abs get stronger.
This is a great exercise for strengthening your shoulders. Grab a Pilates ring or a couple of cushions and get after it!
Kate talks about how she has struggled to stay positive after her surgery and we recommend a book for all to read. The Power of Your Subconscious Mind by Joseph Murphy. It is a must read.
Kate shows you the post-op equipment that was so vital to her recovery.
Kate explains the importance of manual therapy after surgery.
Kate had an unusual reaction to her total knee replacement. She got a severe inflammatory reaction as well as a blood clot. Here she explains both and the process of managing these symptoms.
This is Kate Day 4 Post-Op. Unfortunately she experienced a significant amount of swelling and pain after surgery. In this video she talks about the soft-tissue work she received to help alleviate some of the swelling.
In this video Kate explains the resources that she is using post-op to assist in her healing and rehabilitation from her total knee replacement. The first is a CPM, or continuous passive motion machine and the second is Game Ready, a cold therapy machine.
Quote of the Day
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