Many individuals resort to knee replacement surgery if their knees are beyond the state of physical therapy or medicinal treatments. Knee replacements can alleviate the pain and lack of mobility associated with damaged knees. There are a variety of knee replacement options that are considered high tech, and offer the promise of restoring one’s overall mobility and active lifestyle. But, how do you determine if a knee replacement is right for you?
- Excessive pain
- Irreversible bone damage that calls for a knee replacement
- Failure to treat the knee with the aid of medicines, injections, etc
- Deformity or improperly formed knee