Episode 24: Dr. Thorpe Interview, Part 3 Are you Ready for a Total Knee Replacement?

Jun 16, 2022

Are you ready for a Total Knee Replacement? Or should you wait?  

Watch part 3 of our conversation right here:


Our long conversation about Total Knee Replacement was split into 3 parts and today in Part 3 we wrap it up with... 

7.) a quick discussion of what happens with the kneecap during total knee replacement 

8.) Is there risk in postponing a TKR? 

9.) and Dr. Thorpe's best advice for preparing for a total knee replacement.  

If you missed the first 2 parts - here is what we covered and where to find them:   

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 2, 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.  

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See you next week! ~Robin

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