Surgery can be very scary. For a lot of people, they want to avoid it at all costs. When it comes to joint replacements a lot of patients want to know what other options there are. Or if they should try something pre-surgery.
Will injections like cortisone help?
Are stem cells going to regrow my cartilage?
Will taking turmeric, glucosamine or something else help?
Is it safe to exercise?
Am I just getting old and should stop doing everything?
In this episode of our special three-part series we sit down with Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Stuart MacKenzie and discuss the options to consider before getting a hip or knee replacement. What’s worth your time, money and energy. What is a waste and what is potentially doing you harm.
If you would like more information on Dr Mackenzie you can find that here on his website.