TKR by the NumbersThe American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has developed a fact sheet and downloadable infographic of TKR projected growth statistics recently published in the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. Some of the items highlighted include:

  • By 2030, total knee replacement surgeries are projected to grow 673% to 3.5 million procedures per year
  • Nearly 1/2 of American adults develop knee osteoarthritis in at least one knee in their lifetime
  • More than 90% of people who have knee replacement surgery experience a dramatic reduction of knee pain

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