Goals: should a knee replacement stop you?

Lets get some things straight shall we? Should a knee replacement cause you to re-evaluate your life goals after your operation or not? In this blog I will discuss this very real question for athletes facing a knee replacement.

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Are circulation problems connected to a knee replacement?

This is my latest question because it is an issue that I have developed in my right leg only, and only since the total knee replacement. I noticed a varicose vein come up in my calf and thread veins on my ankle.

In addition, the circulation has never been quite right, signalled by a funny mottled colour on that leg. So, is it connected?

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Jumping controversy: should you or not?

It seems that my most recent Vlog update has sparked quite some discussion in various place in social media, so I have decided to address some of the discussion points that have been raised around the place.

If you missed it, here it is again:

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Indoor bike progressions for flexion and strength

The indoor bike was the single best form of exercise for me to increase knee flexion. From around 8 weeks post op, I rode the bike every single day. Here’s how I progressed the exercise to improve flexion and strength / tolerance in the tissues in the knee. When I started this program I could only just get enough bend to get the pedals to go round.

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