So after reading and thinking about it, I guess if I have the surgery, more than likely I will be a happy camper...until one day there may be a possibility (my doctor says 20% chance) that I may need the TKR. He said that if I was his wife, sister, daughter, he would probably say do it...I'm an active nearly 62 year old that likes to do things with my grandchildren, cook for the family, shop, hike, etc. I know there could always be problems but just don't know what will give me the best quality of life... surgery or no surgery.View Thread
Thank you...that clears some things up. I guess I misunderstood him when he was talking about the arthritis. I have it in both knees anyway... and the bad knee is much more painful when I'm on it a lot, driving, crossing my legs, walking, getting up and down... etc...I am leaning toward the surgery but are you saying the arthroscopy could delay the TKR? I am assuming it is a possibility no matter what. ThanksView Thread
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