Are You Ready for Knee Replacement Surgery?
As with any sort of major surgery, you want to know if you are truly ready for a knee replacement.
First, let’s consider indications that you are not ready for a knee replacement:
Less Invasive Treatments help to improve your condition.
Daily Activities do not get interrupted by knee pain.
Other Treatments have not yet been attempted.
Physically Demanding Activities are the only ones which cause excess pain.
Now, what signs indicate that you are ready for knee replacement surgery?
Fun activities, like light exercise or travel, get cut short or prevented due to knee pain.
Other Treatment Options have not improved your condition.
Your Daily Life is held up by your knee pain.
You Lose Sleep due to the pain.
If the latter conditions apply to you, then you will definitely want to speak with your doctor about knee replacement surgery. It’s a big decision, but one that could really enhance your quality of life for a long time.