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Getting Back to Policing After TKA (Nick’s Recovery Story)

September 21, 2020

Getting Back to Policing After TKA






Saying no to the "Cool Dad Limp." An interview with Nick Garsee.






We are pleased to share this interview from The Bee's Knees Podcast and KNEE RADIO 1. Podcast host PJ Ewing interviews Nick Garsee from Texas. PJ and Nick explore 'getting back to policing after TKA".






Seven Surgeries/20 Years
Nick had seven surgeries on his knee over the course of 20 years. He was ready for a total knee replacement to get back to a normal gait with no limp. And to eliminate the extreme pain that he experienced during this extended period of time. It finally came down to job performance. Nick had an incident during his police work where his knee gave out on him. At that moment he realized that he could no longer do the job with his knee in its compromised condition. That started him on the road to total knee replacement.
Click on the play button above to listen to the interview with Nick.

















KNEE RADIO 1 (powered by The Bee's Knees Podcast)
This interview is available exclusively on The Bee's Knees Podcast and on KNEE Radio 1, a new radio station engineered to help the millions of knee surgery patients each year. You can listen to KNEE RADIO 1 right here: KNEE RADIO 1













The X10 Meta-Blog
We call it a "Meta-Blog." We step back and give you a broad perspective on all aspects of knee health as with this article on 'Getting Back to Policing After TKA (Nick's Recovery Story)'.
In this one-of-a-kind blog we gather together great thinkers, doers, and writers. All our work is related to Knee Surgery, Recovery, Preparation, Care, Success and Failure. Meet physical therapists, coaches, surgeons, patients, and as many smart people as we can gather to create useful articles for you. This is for you if you have a surgery upcoming, or in the rear-view mirror. Or maybe you just want to take care of your knees to avoid surgery. Executive Editor: PJ Ewing
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Two resources for you below to help with knee replacement pain management. Both are email series that we created to help those who need some additional thinking for pre-surgery and post-surgery.