right knee -- hard date to forget -- 12/24/07 -- yup, that was my Christmas present! Truely it is the best thing I've done (well, besides losing weight SP and adopting a healthier lifestyle).
I was 53 and thought I was just too young for a joint replacement, but clearly my body told me differently.
The left knee is also problematic with osteoarthritis, but haven't had it done YET as with my weight loss, I have absolutely NO problems with it. I wouldn't hesitate, though, when and if it becomes a problem.
Fitness Minutes: (64,446)
2,605 12/2/11 12:11 P
left hip - dec 2010 right hip august 2011 a new lease on life for me!
Fitness Minutes: (184,503)
12/1/11 10:31 P
I found I had pain in the soft tissue for almost 2 years. It just slowly went away till one day I noticed I didn't have any pain.
Fitness Minutes: (184,503)
12/1/11 10:28 P
I had a knee replacement 13 months ago. I find that I have plenty of movement and virtually no pain in the joint itself, however I still have difficulty with weakness and pain in the soft tissue surrounding the joint. I want to get the weight off my body to relieve some of the ache. Anyone else have a similar issue?
Don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork. ~English Proverb
Right Hip! 50 yrs. old! Best thing I did. I like to walk, some tapes, and machines (winter). I'm trying to be consistent but... I won't give up. I'm back at it starting today. No more excuses. Wish you the best!
Fitness Minutes: (117,043)
16,439 7/25/10 9:35 P
Partial left knee replacement in 2006
7/25/10 9:16 P
No, thank you. Here's hoping that my new lifestyle, losing weight, and exercise helps me avoid either.
Fitness Minutes: (27,558)
2,008 7/25/10 8:38 A
Both knees, 2007
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