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PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

2009 HIP AND KNEE REPLACEMENT SURVEY

The Hip and Knee Network has just published its 2009 survey of hip and knee replacement surgery in the UK. The findings of the survey are available online from [The Hip and Knee Network][http://www.hipandkneenetwork.co.uk]

The survey was carried out on respondents who had previously been diagnosed with hip or knee problems. The key points arising from the survey were:

• Hip and Knee replacement patients are generally getting younger and generally consider themselves active.

• Interestingly a significant portion of patients are suffering with hip or knee pain for over 8 years before doing anything about it, despite there being an 18 week timeline for the...

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