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A 31-year-old member asked:

Hi docs, would a knee replacement keep me from joining the military?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 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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Last updated Mar 10, 2014

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