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My Story: Susan

My Story: Susan

I was diagnosed with osteoarthritis when I was 35 years-old. It revealed itself on a knee x-ray after I twisted it in a Zumba class. When I had surgery to repair the torn meniscus, the surgeon discovered more cartilage loss than anticipated and performed a microfracture procedure to help. A microfracture procedure involves, as you may suspect, creating tiny fractures in the underlying bone to cause new cartilage to develop. I had to learn to be my own health advocate. I've had to become more…

326 found this helpful by Brittany Reis on July 7, 2017