Up To A Third Of Knee Replacements Pack Pain And Regret — Kaiser Health News

Danette Lake thought surgery would relieve the pain in her knees. The arthritis pain began as a dull ache in her early 40s, brought on largely by the pressure of unwanted weight. Lake managed to lose 200 pounds through dieting and exercise, but the pain in her knees persisted. A sexual assault two years ago…

via Up To A Third Of Knee Replacements Pack Pain And Regret — Kaiser Health News

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Insurer Offers Option for Surgery in India – NYTimes.com

My orthopedic surgeon says I have the worst knees he has ever seen.  I countered that statement by asserting he had not seen enough severely arthritic knees to make that judgment. Then the good doctor showed me the pictures.

I’ve had arthroscopic procedures bilaterally.  There is a strong probability I’ll need a TKR.

It’s a good thing I like Indian food.