Myth: Knee replacements are only recommended for people with arthritis
The truth: Many people with knee problems that can have a knee replacement, not only those with arthritis. Sure, arthritis is one of the most important causes of damage to the knee joint, but it is not the only one. It also happens if you get an infection in your knee or suffer from severe trauma. Regardless of your diagnosis, if you have the symptoms we listed above, you may need knee replacement surgery.