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Knee Replacement Surgeries on the Rise

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The number of total knee replacement surgeries has doubled over the past decade.

According to a government funded study more than four million Americans are now living with a new knee.

Researchers expect the numbers to go even higher as baby boomers reach their 70's and 80's.