Knee Replacement Advice, Checklist, and Journal

5 Steps for Successful Recovery Even If You Have Complications: Practical Advice from a Patient

Non-Fiction - Self Help
300 Pages
Reviewed on 08/04/2017
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Author Biography

Journalist Alexis Dupree was 61 when she found herself joining the knee replacement community. She's now waiting for the cartilage in her left knee to give up the ghost so she can become a double member. In this book she shares practical advice from a patient's point of view on how to prepare for and successfully recover from knee replacement surgery.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Knee Replacement Advice, Checklist, and Journal: 5 Steps for Successful Recovery Even If You Have Complications: Practical Advice from a Patient by Alexis Dupree is a useful guide that provides practical advice from a patient’s point of view on how to prepare for and recover from knee replacement surgery, even if there are complications. The book discusses the key factors about knee replacement surgery, how to prepare for the surgery and recovery, how to adopt the right attitude, to do the right thing, and living with the new knee. There is no magical solution in this book about surviving and recovering from the surgery, but it helps one to prepare and recover.

The author handles the topic extensively and methodically and shows how the surgery has helped her to maintain a reasonable quality of life. It will encourage patients and keep them motivated before going for surgery. The book gives a lot of positive messages to patients and teaches them to be survivors and adopt the right attitude. The author’s personal advice and tips are helpful and can be tried out during the recovery phase. It is a must-have for all those who are planning to undergo knee replacement surgery, chiropractors, massage therapists, physical therapists, and everyone dealing with a knee replacement patient. The techniques to take care of the body after surgery are helpful and will help patients live happily with their new knee. The book gives awareness and hope to all patients recovering from surgery and to all those who are going to have knee replacement surgery.