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Adjusting to Limb Loss
Losing a limb can be a profound shock. Everyone reacts to loss in different ways. You may be feeling angry, frustrated, scared, sad, or lonely. These are very common feelings after limb loss. You may go through distinct stages of grieving. Don’t hesitate to ask for the support that you need. You don’t have to go through this alone.
Aerobic Exercise for a Healthy Heart
Exercise is a lot more than an energy booster and a stress reliever. It also strengthens your heart muscle, lowers your blood pressure and blood cholesterol, and burns calories.
After Hip Replacement: Home Safety
To make your recovery safer, you might want to have furniture rearranged so it’s easier to get around. In the bathroom, aids like a shower hose and a raised toilet seat can help you stay safe. Don’t forget to watch out for hazards like wet floors or uneven surfaces.
After Knee Replacement: Controlling Swelling
Swelling is common after total knee replacement, but there are steps you can take to minimize the amount of swelling you experience.
After Knee Replacement: Keeping Your Knee Healthy
You can keep your knee healthy by knowing the right moves and avoiding the wrong ones. Some activities may be permanently restricted.
After Knee Replacement: The First Month
Exercising is the only way to regain your strength and range of motion. With continued exercise, you may gain more strength and range of motion than you had before surgery.
After Leg Amputation: Keeping Your Other Leg Healthy
If you have a leg amputated, it's important to take steps to care for your other leg.
After Shoulder Replacement Surgery: Back in the Swing
After shoulder replacement you may also have more strength and movement in your shoulder and arm and be able to return to many of the activities you enjoy—like golf, swimming, bowling, gardening...
After Shoulder Replacement Surgery: Your Home Recovery
To get the most from your new shoulder, you need to take an active role in your recovery.
After Total Hip Replacement: Recovering at Home
A total hip replacement is major surgery, so don’t be surprised if it takes a few months before you feel really good.
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