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My Knee Replacement

Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part VII

I graduated!!!!! Yes, James says I don’t need to see him anymore or come to Physical Therapy. He says that I’m doing really well and I’m his star patient. He also says I know what I need to do to stay healthy and keep my knee functioning like it should. While this is good news, […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part VI

I’m past the three month mark now and starting to feel like I can do more. The tear in the scar tissue has healed and I’m back at being pushed in my Physical Therapy by James and Julie. I need to strengthen the muscles in my leg so I keep doing the work. When I […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part V

When I went to my next Physical Therapy appointment with James, he took me over to the stationary bike and I thought – no problem. To me that’s not even much of a workout. I gingerly got on and he knelt down by my right foot and helped me put it on the pedal. He […]

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Fitness, Restless Leg Syndrome and My Knee Replacement Part IV

The next two weeks were spent with my Physical Therapist coming to the house three times a week and on the other days I did all the exercises on my own. On her last visit she measured the bend in my knee and I had surpassed her goal for me at 128 degrees. That was […]

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Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) a Miserable Disease

The other night I posted that RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) was a miserable disease that wouldn’t kill you but sometimes you wish that it would. I had come home from work early with an upset stomach and just wanted to lay down and sleep for a while. When I tried to do so, my RLS […]

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This Baby Boomer’s Quest For Relief From Stress and RLS With Yoga

I grew up in the Baby Boomer Generation and have been on a quest to find relief from stress and RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) with Yoga.   Like many of my generation, I am now dealing with the stress of working a full time job and taking care of an ageing parent.  That, coupled with […]

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