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knee replacement

Joint replacement myths and facts

The rules have changed.

Patient Story

Bringing back the bounce

Ever since her teenage years, Samantha Searl had accepted knee pain as part of life. Not until age 48 did she discover she didn't have to live that way.

‘Why did I wait?’

After overcoming her fears, a Michigan woman undergoes successful knee replacement surgery—and it changed her life.

Patient Story

A leg up for caregivers

Before taking her mom home after hip surgery, Emily Adamczyk got a confidence boost from a joint replacement class for caregivers.

After knee replacement, play on

Leaving persistent pain behind, athletes get back to enjoying life again post-surgery.

Patient Story

Off the sidelines

With two new knees and plenty of post-surgery discipline, Natasha Hudnell aims to keep up with her son and three granddaughters.

Patient Story

‘Scars are nothing’

A veteran of multiple joint-replacement surgeries, Chelsee Stark volunteers her insight and skills to help others.

Knee pain, go away

Arthritis patients may get short-term results with steroids, but long-term success with a different kind of shot.

Don’t delay joint replacement

If you think you're too young, think again—quality of life diminishes for those who wait too long to replace a bad joint.

Obesity not a factor in joint surgery safety

Recent studies indicate heavy patients need fewer blood transfusions, and did not have more complications.

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