“In India, old people are struggling with knee problems and limiting their lives to beds. They consider it not just part of ageing but also think that surgical options are risky in old age and non-recovering,” said L. Tomar, orthopaedic surgeon at Max Hospital.

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80% of elderly consider bone surgery non-recovering

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/80-percent-of-elderly-consider-bone-surgery-non-recovering-116021300832_1.html

http://www.sundayguardianlive.com/sports/3380-how-injuries-are-becoming-scourge-professional-sports

http://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/80-percent-of-elderly-consider-bone-surgery-non-recovering/50984572