TKR in woman outpaces men

Rehabilitation TKR

Baby boomers – those of us born between 1946 and 1964 are susceptible to orthopedic  conditions like tendinitis, tears, fractures and arthritis. Arthritis affects both men and woman but statistics suggests that the number of women undergoing knee replacement is outpacing men.  Looking over the past decade, knee replacement surgeries in the USA have doubled however in woman the number has almost tripled – 2009 National Institute of health figures show that almost 63 percent of knee replacement patients between the ages of 40 and 80 were women.

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