kathi - i have also fought this "too young for knee replacement" battle.
With today's technology, a replacement can last many many many years.
with i had more to offere
have several friends who have underfone the procedure and doing great.
the healing will take time and therapy; but life should be much much better
good luck !!!!!!!!!
as for me,,,it's glucosamine sulfate, exercise when tolerable,,
a little bit of this and that... and replacement someday.
I should mention.
have you ever been told or checked into the
MINI KREE REPLACEMENT "REPICCI IMPLANT"
it may be known by other names also ...
this has a real short down time for people.. check it out...
you may indeed need the full-blown TKR; but take a peek
good luck F-L