Knee Replacement Surgery Alternatives Are to Be Given

Knee replacement surgery alternatives should be given

Knee replacement surgery alternatives are to be given, but will they tell the whole story?

Well it is about time you were given ALL the knee replacement surgery alternatives. Up to now the answer has been have a few non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.

Oh not working? Making you feel ill? – then I better refer you to the surgeon.

Funnily enough what does the surgeon suggest? An operation of course. That is what he is trained to do.

This report in the Boston Globe is a breath of fresh air. At last the patient is being educated properly into knee replacement surgery alternatives.

Are There Any Other Knee Replacement Surgery Alternatives Not Given in the Article?

Yes. All the article mentions is braces and injections but, in fact, there are plenty you can also use. Many of these can be done at home with little or no expense

♦ Rest

♦ Activity

♦ Heat packs

♦ Cold packs

♦ Changing your diet to reduce the inflammation

♦ Supplements

♦ Self massage or TENS

♦ A specific exercise program for the knee

All these can be done at home with little or no expense.

You can also go to a therapist. Both acupuncture and chiropractic has be shown to be very helpful.

Click on the link and sign up for my free 3 day course if you want to know more about these knee replacement surgery alternatives.

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2 Responses to Knee Replacement Surgery Alternatives Are to Be Given

  1. hot pads and Ice are a wonderful thing while they may not solve the problem I know that i would be in some serious trouble without them.

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