I have bone on bone in both knees. I’ve been struggling with a lot of pain. I take really strong painkillers and they don’t seem to help at all. I’ve been using laser therapy every day until recently. I stopped the laser therapy because the therapist was not sure if it was helping and I had just received off load braces for both knees. (Thank goodness medical coverage paid for them) so the therapist wanted me to try just using the braces and not the laser to see if there was any less pain. The… read more
I use copper infused light braces and then a support brace overtop now as my right knee in pain most of time so have to do this to put weight on it
Suzy3135, where do you live? It upsets me to know that your doctors are saying you are too young to have knee replacement surgery! That is totally nuts! Loria had knee replacement and she feels fabulous. Change doctors! I would not continue seeing a Doctor Who does not listen to me. You have to stand up for yourself because you are number in your doctors file. Simply a number. Get a new doctor!
I had two knee replacements five weeks apart. That was 11 years ago My knees are great. No more pain ever. Don’t hesitate
I am a very angry that they won’t even consider knee replacement yet. You are right. I’ve got to talk to my dr again. Can’t right now but I’m hoping businesses can open up soon plus I do t know if the thousands of people who were supposed to have surgery before the lock down are going to get their surgery first. I could have a long wait.