Dr. David Fisher, an orthopedic surgeon, will discuss results from the survey, provide tips on why to talk with your doctor about knee and hip joint pain, and share details about an educational initiative to encourage those living with knee or hip pain to stop living life “on pause” by visiting TimetoHitPlay.com. His patient, Lani (59 years old), who received bi-lateral knee replacements, will share her journey with knee pain.
About the Survey
The survey was conducted online by Edelman Intelligence on behalf of DePuy Synthes Companies between April 21 and May 8, 2017 in the United States among 266 women 45-65 years old who had knee or hip replacement surgery in the last 5 years and 266 women 45-65 years old who are planning to have knee or hip replacement surgery in the next 2 years.
Important Safety Information
The performance of hip or knee replacements depends on age, weight, activity level and other factors. There are potential risks and recovery takes time. People with conditions limiting rehabilitation should not have these surgeries. Only an orthopaedic surgeon can determine if hip or knee replacement is necessary based on an individual patient's condition. The third-party trademarks used herein are trademarks of their respective owners