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Knee Replacements: 10 Things Doctors Want You to Know (Original Article Here: Click Here) Hello, fellow knee warriors! It’s been a considerable amount of time since my last post and I am continuing to do well. The third anniversary of my left knee surgery is coming up in September, and it will be four years next January since I had my right knee done. On that note, here is an article I found on Healthgrades on what doctors want patients to know about knee replacements. Knee replacement is one of the most common orthopedic surgeries in the U.S. It has a high rate...
If you are reading this, you are probably planning for surgery or know someone who is. Decades ago (don’t worry, we won’t ask you how many decades 😉) you learned basic things such as how to count, the alphabet, and to say please when you would like something and thank you when you received it. Such fundamental lessons make life easier now that you have grown older. Another lesson you probably learned when you were younger is to be on time. When discussing surgery, timing is your best friend. Your surgeon has prepared for decades for your scheduled appointment. Your...
The Wim Hof Method is a particular mental and physiological training technique taught by the man himself, Wim Hof.
His training incorporates 3 main pillars of training, which include “breathing”, “meditation” and “cold exposure”.
According to a handout at The Studio, cryotherapy appeals to a wide variety of people – about 50 percent male and female, with 75 percent in the 18-to-49 age range. Most of them use cryotherapy mainly for either pain management or workout recovery, though some use it also for mental well-being and weight management. Most regulars use it at least once a week.
“Cryo makes chronic conditions livable and manageable,” said Driscoll.