In every way, the new knee is better than the pre-op knee. It's even beginning to look like a normal knee with a visible knee cap and everything! My last post about my total knee replacement was at about 3 months post-op. Here we are in the 5th month post-op. Time has flown! According to the … Continue reading Total knee replacement – working things out and making gains in the 5th month post-op.
First, a shout out to Zija for their Ignite pre workout support. I chug it about 20 mins before I hit the bike and wow! ( I'm not crazy about the taste but once it hits my system I don't care) It's not just an energy boost. I feel like I'm performing better and riding … Continue reading 10 1/2 weeks – Bitchin’ workout on the stationary bike
This week I am 8 weeks post new knee. Physio is going well. Strength is coming. The hamstring is the weakest. I have 119 degrees of bend and a couple degrees short of perfectly straight. I have some bad habits to break so that I walk with a full stride and not the foreshortened one … Continue reading 8 weeks total knee replacement post-op. Better everyday!
First big walk with a new knee Today I did my first big walk. 4000 steps to the bank and back. No dogs. They were pissed. They will have to wait until I'm steadier. It went well. I took my cane but never had to lean on it. It was such a lovely day and … Continue reading Took the new knee out for a spin