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Old 06-16-2014, 05:31 AM   #1
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Hyderabad, India
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Unhappy Post-Polio Knee Replacement

I am a post-polio patient. I got polio at the age of two, now I am 54 years old. For the past two years I suffer from knee pain to the polio effected leg. I don't use any support while walking but it pains a lot. My leg is being bent towards the left. I have consulted a few doctors but they said it was a complicated one and suggested me not to have an operation for now. Is it advisable to have a knee replacement. If had what would be the success ratio? Also, are there anyone who has successfully had their post-polio knee replacement done?

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