Treatment Options

When is it time to speak with a specialist about knee replacement options?

Knee pain is not necessarily something you have to live with. You may be able to do something about it. If your knee pain is interfering with your daily activities, such as getting in and out of bed, taking a shower or tying your shoelaces, this may be a sign it is time to seek help. Read the articles on this website describing your condition so that when you visit with a specialist you can discuss your knee pain and treatment options.

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The performance of knee replacements depends on age, weight, activity level and other factors. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have this surgery. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can tell if knee replacement is right for you.

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