The unexpected neuropathic pain battle – my new plan!

So who said that a knee replacement was the toughest thing I would ever do? erm… me I think. Well I take that back. If you are a knee replacement warrior you will know how hard (and wearing) pain can be. I was sure that was the end of the pain battle for me, untilContinue reading “The unexpected neuropathic pain battle – my new plan!”

Racing – I’ve made a decision

If you know anything about me, you will know I’m determined, pig headed and have grand goals. This is how I came to decide that my first race in almost a decade after a long long road through knee injury then subsequent major surgery should be not only a middle distance multi-sport race, but alsoContinue reading “Racing – I’ve made a decision”

Knee replacement paranoia – Who even knew I had that!!?

Smith & Nephew, my new right knee has behaved itself pretty well most of the time, until this week when it suddenly started misbehaving. This does NOT sit well with me, and just exacerbates knee replacement paranoia and makes me think I have done some type major dislodgement or something!

Vlog update: 9 months post RTKR

I can say that this knee is no longer dominating my life, which seems strange because it has done exactly that for the last quite a few years! I also received a comment from an orthopaedic surgeon from the Uk who said that he had been replacing knees for 25 years and he was seriouslyContinue reading “Vlog update: 9 months post RTKR”

Balancing things out post knee replacement

I have said it more than once, the corrections we make BEFORE the knee replacement in order to be able to keep functioning and managing the pain take far longer to re-correct that you might think. One of these is the left leg bias that I have developed. It is how I managed to keepContinue reading “Balancing things out post knee replacement”