Ask The Doctors: December 2022

Age cut-off for joint replacement.... Arthritis diet

Q I have arthritis in one knee. I’ve been advised that my only option to end the pain is a joint replacement. I am 83 and in generally good health. Is it safe for me to have the replacement? A There’s no age cutoff for joint replacement surgery. Instead of determining whether surgery is appropriate […]
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