Work Experience-week 17-20

Another common procedure is a total knee replacement.

The most common reason for a knee replacement is again osteoarthritis. This surgery is used only as a last resort though. Therefore all other treatment must have failed in order to resort to this option or maybe the pain is so severe it is impacting on your daily life and the mobility. Again most total knee replacements are carried out on elderly people.   This is an image of what a total knee replacement looks likes.

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