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    knee is shot

    For a number of years I've known it was coming. Tomorrow I have an appointment with the doc to see when the surgery will be. Left knee full replacement. He asked me a month ago to think about a parcel replacement. Don't think I'll do that.

    I hoping I can hold off until January, after hunting season.
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    dave they say that once you get a knew replacement that you cant kneel on them anymore?
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    Larry I'll ask the doc tomorrow.
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    Sorry to hear that, Dave. Medicine has come a long way, so listen to all the options. There's plenty of folks maintaining active lives with artificial knees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by larry merlau View Post
    dave they say that once you get a knew replacement that you cant kneel on them anymore?
    that sounds like a small price to pay to live painfree for the next 20 years.
    I haven't been able to kneel on my knees since I was 12 y/o.
    good luck at the doctor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by allen levine View Post
    that sounds like a small price to pay to live painfree for the next 20 years.
    I haven't been able to kneel on my knees since I was 12 y/o.
    good luck at the doctor.
    Besides that, he is already married. The main kneel has already been done.

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    good luck dave!
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    Good luck, would be interested to know what the doc says about kneeling and such.
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    Best of luck!

    My friend Kyle has had both his knees replaced, a bit of a long road, but I know he is happy it's done.

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    Good luck Dave!

    As for the kneeling, I think you'll find it varies depending on the individual. Folks that have led an active life and are in decent physical shape should be able to kneel with minimal discomfort. Some of those that can't kneel experience minor to major pain with many simply being too afraid to try. My money is you'll be bouncing up and down in no time!
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