Should I have a Knee Replacement ? : LUSENET : About Joints : One Thread

My left Knee was damaged in a motorcycle accident 3 years ago, I have had both ACL and PCL replacements which were not sucessful and when walking short distances or exercising I still have pain, swelling and am unstable. I now have the choice of leaving it as it is and it will get worse, a Knee Replacement or Knee Fusion. I realize that I will be left with pain in all 3 options, what should I do?

-- George Thompson (, February 25, 2002


Unfortunately, it is not possible to give you the answers you are looking for via internet. You need to be seen by an orthopedic surgeon for a complete evaluation. This includes a physical exam with current x-rays. Please let us know if I can be of any further assistance

-- Dotsie Czajkowski (, March 07, 2002.

Unfortunately it not possible to give you this type of advice via the internet. We would be happy to give any further advice with a physical evaluation with current x-rays.

-- Dotsie Czajkowski RNFA (, April 23, 2002.

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