Episode 23: Part 2 Interview with Dr. Thorpe - Are you ready for a Total Knee Replacement?

Jun 09, 2022

Are you ready for a Total Knee Replacement?

This is part 2 of my conversation with Dr. Thorpe, orthopedic surgeon.

We had a long talk about knowing when you are ready for a total knee replacement and so I split it into 3 parts. I

n Part 2, today's video https://youtu.be/olrR-sa5uLI

We talk about the next 3 points:

4.) How many revisions are possible (yes, you could need to have your knee replaced more than one time),

5.) How long a total knee replacement lasts

6.) and the youngest and oldest patients who received new knees by Dr. Thorpe.

In Part 1 - here's the link if you missed it... https://youtu.be/QtgAzCGiVbY

I introduce Dr. Thorpe and we discussed the first 3 points:

1.) How to know when you are ready for a Total Knee Replacement

2.) How you can postpone a TKR

3.) and Should you wait as long as you can?

In Part 3 (coming next week) We will wrap it up with a quick discussion of what happens with the kneecap, Is there risk in postponing a TKR, and Dr. Thorpe's best advice for preparing for a total knee replacement. ***


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