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Long Term (Knee) Survival

By Kellie Heywood

Osteoarthritis is not something young people think much about, but it pays to look after your knees if you want them to last a lifetime.

After checking the knees of more than 3,000 adults over a period of 13 years in the Johnston County Osteoarthritis Project, a US government study projects that 46 per cent of people will develop knee osteoarthritis by the time they reach 85.

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