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I need both foot and knee surgery. I am scheduled for knee
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I am a 67 year old female. Been healthy throughout my life. Five years ago i developed fairly serious pain in my left knee. I saw an orthopedic doctor and the results of the xray showed i had no carti… read more
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I'm looking at having both knees replaced (probably sequentially, not bilaterally) this year. I'm only 48, but they're both severely damaged. My ortho and I have discussed many times the issues, but o… read more
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My mom is 70 years old. She had knee replacement 2 years ago. She was told she had calcium deposit after surgery. She has always experienced stiffness. But recently she has been experiencing a burning… read more
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