You've been fighting osteoporosis for several years. It has gotten more painful in your knees as you walk. Sometimes the pain is so bad that you have to stand for a few minutes to catch your breath before taking any more steps. Your doctor has suggested knee replacement surgery as a way to keep you mobile and get rid of the pain. Here is what you can expect from this surgery and how it will impact your life.
When asked how to keep their knees healthy, many people will respond by listing different exercises for strengthening their knee joints. Exercise is good, but it isn't the only thing that will keep your knees strong and healthy. Other essential measures include:
Protecting Them from Injuries
Contact sports carry significant risks of physical injuries that can also affect your knee joints. Even if you are otherwise healthy, you need to protect your knees by wearing protective gear while playing.