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Is a knee replacement categorized as a disability?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Yes

It is not considered a total disability.
And varies from patient to patient. It does not automatically qualify you for any particular benefits.

In brief: Yes

It is not considered a total disability.
And varies from patient to patient. It does not automatically qualify you for any particular benefits.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: Maybe

The success of a total knee replacement is objectively measured through a series of steps.
These steps are designed to assess how well the knee replacement is functioning overall for the patient. The ama disability ratings guide is then used to determine if the patient has a "ratable" disability.

In brief: Maybe

The success of a total knee replacement is objectively measured through a series of steps.
These steps are designed to assess how well the knee replacement is functioning overall for the patient. The ama disability ratings guide is then used to determine if the patient has a "ratable" disability.
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
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