Hello hello

colingrimes Member Posts: 2
edited 28. Nov 2023, 14:11 in Living with arthritis

Hi all. 51 year old overweight male with OA in knee following PCL reconstruction surgery around 18 years ago.

looking for ways to manage pain and live a ‘normal’ life.


  • Ellen
    Ellen Moderator Posts: 1,486

    Hello Hello to you too @colingrimes welcome to the online community. You have certainly come to the right place for information about knee osteoarthritis.

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  • frogmorton
    frogmorton Member Posts: 29,032
    edited 7. Nov 2023, 12:02

    Hello @colingrimes

    Welcome from me too.

    I think the top ten tip is to lose weight but this is not easy when you're less mobile due to pain is it🙄 For some reason I think of all the joints the knee dislikes us carrying extra weight the most.

    I have no idea whether you can do these exercises at all with the previous cruciate ligament operation (not if the link with work) but they might be worth a try if your Dr says it's ok?

    Take care