Life as an athlete after a knee replacement: Don’s story

I’m on a quest to find athletes who have been able to return to their sport after a knee replacement, so we can collect some positive stories for those who face this op. Don is a multisport athlete with BIG goals!

Stats: How many people return to sport after a total knee replacement?

When I completed the Oxman, I was pretty damned sure no one else that day had a 12 month old knee replacement. So, I then began to wonder how common it is for a TKR patient to have goals like mine. So I went to Google Scholar to find some research stats on the subject.Continue reading “Stats: How many people return to sport after a total knee replacement?”

Self diagnosis: lower leg muscle / nerve pain following a TKR

As you know I have been having issues for a long time on my non TKR leg. I have been getting calf pain, foot pain (nerve pain) which has ranged from mild to so severe that it has prevented me from walking, and even getting shoes / socks on. No-one I have been to seeContinue reading “Self diagnosis: lower leg muscle / nerve pain following a TKR”