A 31-year-old member asked:
Hi docs, would a knee replacement keep me from joining the military?
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Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Yes: Best answered by a military md but from my experience the physical requirements required by military duty would preclude an applicant who had knee replacement surgery. Best of luck!
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