knee replacement for women

Knee Replacement for Women: Complications & Alternatives

Scott Brandt, M.D. Knee Replacement Alternative, Stem Cell Therapy, Stem Cells for Knee

Knee replacement surgery is performed when a damaged or injured knee is replaced with an artificial implant or prosthetic. In the United States alone, over one million knee replacement procedures are performed each year, and over 60% of these surgeries are performed on women. This is due in part to the fact that women are more at risk for medical conditions like arthritis which are a leading cause of the need for knee replacement surgery. While this surgery might be an effective way to treat pain associated with underlying conditions ...