March 15, 2013

Why Do My Knees Hurt?

By Logan Lafferty

Another reason some boomers may be seeking help, often asking about knee replacement surgery, is that they have greater expectations of their bodies. Once, people did not see a doctor until they could barely get around. “Now patients will say: ‘I can’t exercise. I can’t ride my stationary bike or regular bike or go for walks of one or two or three miles,’ ” said Dr. Mark W. Pagnano, an orthopedist at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.


New York Times by Eric Nagourney

Tags: baby boomers, Dr. Mark Pagnano, knee replacement, Mayo Clinic Rochester, New York Times, Orthopedics, surgery

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