Knee replacement surgery is one of the most common orthopedic procedures in America with more than 600,000 joint surgeries performed each year. With an aging population wanting to remain active and with obesity on the rise, it is estimated that knee replacement cases will exceed 3 million a year by 2030.
Don Rock, a retired police detective, suffered with knee pain for seven years, even as he walked miles each day working as a security associate at a school. Eventually, the pain and the inactivity it caused caught up with him and he decided he needed professional help. Here is his story.