Stephen R. Rossman, D.O.
Hip and knee replacement surgery is one of the most common elective surgeries in the U.S. In fact, doctors perform about 700,000 total knee replacements and 400,000 total hip replacements each year.
It’s completely normal to feel nervous about actually going through with knee replacement surgery. If you’ve been thinking about it for a long time, and are still on the fence, here are some key signs that indicate you’re a good candidate for a knee replacement procedure: