DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: My arthritic knee is killing me most of the time and my family doctor thinks it may be time for a new one. I understand there’s a new total knee replacement procedure that provides a much faster recovery. What can you tell me about this? – Suffering at 60
It’s called the minimally invasive knee replacement procedure and while it does offer a faster recovery than the traditional method, it has its risks and it doesn’t work for everyone. Here’s what you should know.