A 53-year-old male asked:
I have knee arthritus(but i can bend knee to fullest extent but grinding sound) eveven playball. does it mean replacement in future?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 57 years experience
NO , you are : Fully functional , your arthritis is not crippling you , you don't need joint replacement , there are specific indications including failed medical management to replace a joint. See your family doctor and get your arthritis treated with medications , and weight management if needed.
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