No metter what your age, pain in your knees may keep you from activities you enjoy. Problems often build up over a period of time. But you don’t have surrender your life to pain and loss of function. Advances in orthopaedic medical care have made total joint replacement a common and viable option for many suffering from knee joint pain. This surgery has enabled many people who are severely disabled to lead a normal healthy active life.
Surgery is often considered when medications, change in activity level and walking support are no longer helpful. By resurfacing your knee’s damaged and worn out surface, total knee replacement surgery can relieve your pain correct your deformity and help you resume your normal activities.
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