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Knee replacement surgery is usually only recommended for people who are unable to control their pain with other treatments. Risks include blood clots, unstable joints and a dislocated kneecap. This resource includes frequently asked questions to help you make a decision about knee replacement.
osteoarthritis, osteoarthritis treatment, joint pain, knee joint, stiff joins, joint replacement, knee surgery, cartilage, artificial joint
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