Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
 
No. of Recommendations: 0
Having played sports in high school, been in the Marines in the '60s, kept up jogging for a few years, and since I am now 63 years old and ready to retire, my knee joint has worn out.

I've put off surgery because I don't want titanium and plastic rather than bone but the bones hurt. Any one had any joints replaced? How did it go? How are you doing?

Joe


The knees are always the first to go. Some say it's memory but as I said to my wife, Whatshername, that isn't always true.

As others have written, get it done. My anecdotal experience with fellow members of The Legion is they regretted not doing it sooner. As one said, “In the time I waited I could have been doing stuff I now can do.”

There's another aspect: when a knee goes the strain on other joints is increased and that itself is tiring.

So do it and change your screen mane to Steve Austin.\

Welcome aboard.

MichaelR


Print the post  

Announcements

What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Community Home
Speak Your Mind, Start Your Blog, Rate Your Stocks

Community Team Fools - who are those TMF's?
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.
Advertisement