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How can I prevent joint replacement surgery?

If you have an arthritic knee, you should modify your activities accordingly by avoiding high-impact exercise and training. It is really important to exercise on a regular basis, provided that it's not too painful. In general this will help the arthritic joint to feel and function better and to last longer.

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