Yes, that was me, unless anyone else copied it. It was probably sent to someone in the Knee Replacement Pre-Op Area.As I was scrolling this forum last night, I saw someone else's post, and that's when I knew I was done.
"You are too young to be living your life in constant pain.
You are too young to have your mobility so badly compromised
You are too young to be giving up on the lifestyle you enjoy
You are too young to feel so old"
I would give credit to the poster, but I am not sure where I saw it now...
You can ask, but the answer may be no.Is it unreasonable at this point to go in to my new surgeon's office and basically ask for a bilateral TKR? I am DONE with my knees ruining and dictating my entire life and I feel I have exhausted all my resources.
Quite often, when only one compartment of the knee seems to have arthritis, it becomes apparent during surgery that other compartments are also affected.I am wondering about the left knee; even though my MRI says the arthritis is only under the patella and not affecting the other compartments... (even though if they go in there, I can assure you... I have a cartilage defect in the medial aspect... it feels EXACTLY like my right one did before the surgery)...
I feel like most surgeons will say I'm either "too young" OR...
that because it is in only one compartment, it doesn't warrant a FULL KR.