Knee Library

We have organized knee surgery and recovery educational resources below. Click on any link and it will open a new window with the article or video that you requested. Think of this as your knee library. We keep it up to date with the latest articles, blogs, and podcasts so check back frequently.

PRE-SURGERY EXERCISES

The Importance of Pre-hab

Reba’s Pre-hab

Free Pre-hab Email Series

Design Your Own Exercise Program (The Pre-hab Guys)

KNEE RADIO 1: The Saturday Prehab Show (noon to 6:00 p.m. ET)

PRE-SURGERY EDUCATION

KNEE RADIO 1: Saturday Prehab Radio Show (noon to 6:00 p.m. ET)

Getting Ready for Knee Replacement (video, not graphic)

Knee Anatomy (animation, not graphic)

The Importance of Vitamin D (before surgery)

All About Anesthesia

Knee Replacement Surgery Example Video (animation, not graphic)

Blood Clots/Deep Vein Thrombosis

THREATS TO KNEE RECOVERY

Infection

Poor Flexion

Poor Extension

Protective Muscle Guarding

Excessive Opioids After TKA (study)?

Possible Knee Replacement Surgery Complications

KNEE MUA

Knee MUA Private Discussion Group (Facebook)

Live Knee MUA (video)

MUA Manipulation Under Anesthesia After Total Knee Replacement

MUA TKA (Manipulation Under Anesthesia Total Knee Replacement): A Complete Look

Maria Avoids an MUA

Julie Avoids an MUA

Miriam Avoids an MUA

Recovery After Knee MUA (video playlist)

Avoid Knee MUA (video playlist)

MUA Risk Factors (Research Study)

Knee MUA Help (free email series)

POST-SURGERY EXERCISES

Walking Exercises for After Surgery (video)

Strengthening Your Core (video)

Straight Leg Raise (video)

Quadriceps Strengthening (video)

Straight Leg Raise (video)

Heel Slide Exercise (video)

Terminal Leg Extension (video)

Chair Exercises (video)

Bob and Brad’s YouTube Channel (video)

KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY

Total Knee Replacement Implants

Knee Replacement Implant Materials

Partial (Unicompartmental) Knee Replacement (video, graphic)

The Importance of Recovering Lost Strength

Recovery Story: No Outpatient Care After Knee Replacement

Knee Replacement Challenging Cases (video playlist, not graphic)

Private Discussion Group (Facebook)

MAKO Robot Assisted Surgery (video graphic)

About Knee Implants

KNEE RADIO 1: The Journey – Knee Replacement Stories

BILATERAL REPLACEMENT

Recovery Story: Bilateral Recovery

Bilateral Knee Surgery (video playlist)

One Lump, or Two: Trends in Knee Replacement

Private Discussion Group, Bilateral Knee Replacement (Facebook)

KNEE RADIO 1: Bilateral Knee Replacement Show

PATELLAR FRACTURE

KNEE RADIO 1: Patella Fracture Show

In Brief: Patellar Fracture

Linda’s Recovery 

Patellar Fracture Repair (video, not graphic)

From Knee Fracture to Function

Knee Fracture Recovery

ORIF Knee Recovery

Patellar Fracture Private Discussion Group (Facebook)

KNEE REPLACEMENT REVISION

Recovery Story: Revision

Knee Revision Surgery

Conversion to Total from Partial Revision Risk (Research Study)

Private Discussion Group: Knee Replacement Revision (Facebook)

ABOUT THE KNEE

About the Knee Joint

Anatomy of the Knee Joint (video)

Knee Osteoarthritis

ABOUT KNEE PAIN

Is Your Lower Back Causing Knee Pain?

Patella Baja

Patella Alta

SURGERY ALTERNATIVES

All About Stem Cell Treatments

Hyaluronic Acid Injections (Cock’s Comb)

Injections for Knee Pain (an overview)

Why Knee Injections Don’t Work (Knee Pain Guru)

Steroid Injections and Long Term Problems

Avoiding Knee Replacement