JointHealth™ express   September 23, 2021

In this episode of Arthritis At Home, Cheryl Koehn, Founder and President of Arthritis Consumer Experts, shares tips on how to prepare for a total knee replacement (TKR) surgery. She explains some of the tools that you may need and find useful after your TKR surgery, including the two-wheeled walker, crutches, cane, bathtub transfer bench, handheld shower hose, raised toilet seat, high density foam cushion, and a Cryovac ice therapy machine.

The materials contained in this interview are provided for general information only. They should not be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual or as a substitute for consultation with qualified health professionals who are familiar with your individual medical needs.

Check out these helpful resources to learn more

Allina Health, Minnesota - How to use canes, crutches and walkers after surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital – Knee: Cold therapy (ice machine) and cold therapy with brace

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Vancouver Coastal Health: OASIS (Osteoarthritis Service Integration System) Written resources

Bone and Joint Canada – Hip and knee replacement toolkit

The Arthritis Society - Knee Replacement Surgery

Vancouver Coastal Health: OASIS