$29 set of exercise pedals can replace expensive physio for knee surgery patients

Eileen Wood
By Eileen Wood
Updated May 9 2019 - 1:04am, first published 1:03am
PEDAL POWER: Janice Dickinson(left) uses the stationary pedals a week after undergoing a total knee replacement, watched over by orthopaedic physiotherapist Larissa Sattler. Photo Cavan Flynn.

THERE are 50,000 knee replacements in Australia every year with many patients then requiring extensive and expensive physiotherapy to get them back on their feet.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0490 373 465

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