Following a total knee replacement, rehabilitation aimed at achieving a functional recovery should prioritize movement and exercise. Read here to learn more about management of recovering knees!
Evidence shows that preoperative therapy for patients undergoing total knee replacement has a positive impact on early postoperative recovery. And patients that prepare for knee surgery by strengthening muscles and improving flexibility tend to experience less pain, improved physical function more quickly, and reduced hospital stays. Read more about how to prepare for a total knee replacement procedure!
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a broad term used to describe discomfort around the knee joint in the vicinity of the kneecap. Nicknamed ‘Runner’s Knee’, PFPS is classified as a common overuse injury. Despite effective conservative treatments such as stretching and strengthening, many people with this injury stop participating in physical activities. Read more to learn about this condition and how you can bounce back from knee pain!
There are many exercise choices for strengthening the lower limb for training or in rehabilitation after injury. Some however are more functional than others and in the long term can be very beneficial. Read more to find out the differences between strengthening the legs with different types of exercises.
Gardening can be a physical activity involving a lot of bending and squatting. In previous posts, we have talked about the issue of repeated bending and the impact of this on the lower back. There are a number of techniques you can apply and exercises you can do to prevent injury while gardening.