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Old 09-27-2013, 05:45 AM
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kone
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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
Thanks C

I have appointments with surgeons in December. I need to make up my mind to do it now or wait. Every surgeon I have talked to has advised me to wait until I'm at least 55 unless I'm in really bad constant pain. I'm 50 now, some days I would like to have it done tomorrow, others I can easily wait. I'll shoot you a PM
I hear you. He was in same boat but at 49 (I think?) Dr said no more - was bone on bone. Was really hard for him mentally, more for his pride I think. He was into skiing, cycling, boating, was a stud athlete in the day, had his own remodeling biz with no helper, etc, etc. Looking back he's very glad he had it done.
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