Warning…. wee rant coming on.
I am a wee bit tired of hearing that phrase. Whether you can or you can’t, it is a mind set. It is not limited by anything physical, it is just a mind set and nothing more. That injury, that ache or pain that is stopping you, let me tell you, it isn’t. It’s YOU that is stopping you.
Continue reading “You can’t? Well I CAN!”
Its safe to say that I had BIG hopes for this appointment and a lot of questions to ask. I want to get the most out of this knee, but at the same time, make it last as long as I can. So here is what happened.
Continue reading “Knee replacement annual review”
I have been asked this a few times, and the question came in again today. This is something that took me a long time to achieve, and lots of persistence, but yes, I most definitely can!
Continue reading “Can you sit cross legged after a 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. Here is what I found.
Continue reading “Stats: How many people return to sport after a total knee replacement?”
My first event in over 9 years. My lead up was less than ideal. It is still only 14 months post TKR. Was I too ambitious?
Continue reading “Post Oxman full race report”
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 see seems to know what is causing it. BUT… detective Mel the massage therapist / personal trainer has it figured out! Here is my theory… with evidence…
Continue reading “Self diagnosis: lower leg muscle / nerve pain following a TKR”
On the eve of my first race in almost 9 years and my first sporting event post knee replacement – I’m telling some honest truths and I have some important messages for other knee replacement warriors out there.
See you on the other side. 🏊♀️🚴🏼♀️
Continue reading “Pre race thoughts & some important messages”