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Across Canada, it can take months just to see an orthopaedic surgeon and more months before the operation; hip and knee replacements have shorter waits as they are a priority of governments.
Across Canada, it can take months just to see an orthopaedic surgeon and more months before the operation; hip and knee replacements have shorter waits as they are a priority of governments.
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Several years ago, a golfing friend of mine started to complain about pain in his knees. At first he thought it was arthritis but as the months went by and the pain got worse he figured it must be something more serious. It turned out that the cartilage in both knees had worn down leaving what the orthopedic surgeon described as a “bone on bone” situation. The surgeon recommended a double knee replacement.