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Tips for a Successful Recovery After Knee Replacement Surgery

What is Knee Replacement surgery?

In case the knee gets severely damaged due to an injury or disease of the knee joint then performing everyday activities starts to seem like a bother. You also experience pain and other discomforting symptoms in such cases. When the alternate non-surgical methods fail to address the problems effectively then the doctor might suggest a tkr surgery for successful and long-lasting results.

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A total knee replacement surgery (knee arthroplasty) is actually a ‘resurfacing’ procedure rather than a total ‘replacement’ procedure.

There are 4 main steps involves in this procedure:

  1. Preparing the joint bone – This part of the surgery involves removing the damaged cartilage and bone ends from the tibia and the fibula along with a margin of the healthy bone.
  1. Implant positioning – The metal implants are then used by fitting them over the prepared bone surfaces of the joint. This can be achieved
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Facts About Good and Bad Body Posture

Posture can be static or dynamic. Dynamic posture means that there is a change in the body position such as when you walk, jog, run or jump. Static posture occurs when you sit, lie or stand in one place. In today’s modern life static posture occurs a lot. Think of all the people who work at their computers the whole day, and of all the school children who sit at their desks for many hours per day.

Our physiques differ. Good posture occurs when there is a balance between the work load of the different skeletal muscles, the limbs and the joints. Problems occur when some of the muscles or joints get overloaded, such as when we carry a heavy weight in the one hand only. Signs of overloading are muscular and joint pains. Our posture is the result of the communication between the brain and the muscles and limbs.

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