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Old 01-15-2013, 12:04 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by ollinger View Post
Knee replacements don't last forever. Go easy on it and there's a good chance you'll need surgery again in about 10 years 15 if you're lucky. Play tennis on it and you'll likely need surgery sooner. A second cousin of mine had it done, played lots of tennis, and the thing collapsed after about 6 months (the bony cracked under supports).

After the surgery and recovery period (~10 months) the pain will be reduced
and the mobility will be better than before the surgery.

Is that the general expectation?
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