Knee-replacement surgery was once the domain of senior citizens — but no more. In fact, recent figures for the United Kingdom, United States and Finland show more and more of the surgeries are being done on arthritic Baby Boomers in their 50s — and on people even younger.
When picking a doctor to perform surgery, you typically look at the physicians credentials, but maybe you should pay more attention to their age. A new study finds surgeons aged 30 to 50 have the best operation outcomes compared to their younger and older colleagues.
Any type of surgery can leave you dealing with some serious side effects, but 56-year-old Karen Butler has experienced something especially peculiar. Since her oral surgery a year and a half ago, the Oregon woman has spoken with a bizarre English-meets-Irish-meets-Russian accent.