Category Archives: Knee Surgery

Make The Most Of Your Home Healthcare Supplies!

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We are constantly reminding caregivers that they must take care of themselves; the easiest way to take care of oneself is by exercising regularly. Are you a caregiver on a budget both with time and money, but still want to find ways to exercise? We have a solution. Many home healthcare supplies can double as [...]

Trick Your Mind with These Treats for At-Home Recovery

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It’s common to be overwhelmed when recovering from surgery or an injury. Aside from the physical aspect, the emotional component can really take a toll on you! Everything from understanding all of your home healthcare supplies around the house, to the thought of your recovery time frame, can rapidly increase stress. When it comes to [...]

Home Healthcare Supplies Product Spotlight: Toilevator

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If you or someone you are caring for is suffering from a chronic disease or even recovering from an injury, there is one common challenge: bathroom use. Circumstances that range from a total knee replacements, more common in elderly patients, to those of ACL surgery, common at any age, can cause challenges when it comes [...]

At Home Physical Therapy: Organization and Documentation

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While physical therapy at home can be extremely convenient, the thought of losing direct contact with your physical therapist can be nerve-racking for some patients. Whether your entire rehab is taking place at home, or you are transitioning from in-office visits, stress is the last thing you need! After you have received your required exercises [...]

It’s Physical Therapy Month: Make Your Home Rehab-Ready!

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Each October we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month; a part of the healthcare community that impacts millions Americans. Regardless of physical ailment, from your neck to your toes, physical therapy has historically been successful in improving quality of life with patients across the board.  Due to a combination of a properly prescribed therapy regimen and [...]

When Your Knees Need Support, Bauerfeind is There!

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When we injure our joints, it can be hard to recover in a timely manner, since everything we do involves moving them or disrupting the healing process. We depend on our bodies to let us keep up with our busy schedules and active lifestyles, but sometimes additional  attention and support are required. When we age, [...]

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Exercise Progressively: Post-Surgery

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Finding motivation to exerciseis often challenging for everyone. If you add a health condition into the mix, exercise can seem like a mountain rather than a hill.  Exercising after hip or knee surgery is extremely important, because keeping your body active will help to speed recovery. Starting an exercise program to manage obesity can be [...]

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Prepare for Care: Hip and Knee Surgery Tip Sheet

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You have enough to worry about after you or a loved one has gone through hip or knee surgery. That’s why our expert caregivers have done the work for you with Prepare for Care! You can print this hip and knee surgery tip sheet and have all you need to know right in your hand. [...]

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Prepare for Care: What to do After Knee Surgery

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Knee Surgery Contrary to what you may think, it is safe for you to bend and straighten your knee directly after surgery. It’s actually very important to do so in order to regain full strength. Several doctors and physical therapists recommend that patients begin to walk around as soon as the day after surgery.  Weighted [...]