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Topic Title: Polio & Knee Replacement-
Created On: 07/05/2000 09:23 AM
 
 07/05/2000 09:23 AM

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Venus3440

Mother had Polio as a child; had ankle fusion as a child; walked with slight limp; knee has deteriorated- no stability and a 35 degree hyperextension. Some meds recommend knee fusion, others recommend knee replacement. SHe has no stability at all in the knee and uses a full leg brace (but leg is still hyperextended) Any thoughts?

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