Features April 2007 Issue

11 Questions To Ask When Considering Surgery

Joint surgery is a common procedure todayómore than 270,000 knee replacements and nearly 160,000 hip replacements are performed every year in the U.S. Nonetheless, the decision to undergo surgery is a major one, since surgery involves risks. Itís also a very personal one, since only you know how much pain you can tolerate in your current condition.

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