If you have persistent knee pain and fit any of the following descriptions, you may be a good candidate for knee replacement surgery:
In knee replacement surgery, the weight-bearing surfaces of your knee joint are replaced with prosthetic joint hardware. The procedure involves cutting away damaged bone and cartilage from your thighbone, shinbone and kneecap and replacing it with an artificial joint (prosthesis) made of metal alloys, high-grade plastics and polymers.
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