"Two knee replacements gave me a new life"

About: University Hospital Of Hartlepool / Trauma and orthopaedics

(as the patient),

I am 63 years old and do not feel it because of two knee replacements I had at the University Hospital Harlepool. Thanks to Dr Nicolas Cook, his team and all ward staff concerned for the fantastic treatment I recieved.

My family have noticed the differance in my general outlook and zest for doing things.

I am no longer embarrassed to walk past a window and see the reflection of my terribly bandy legs, they are now straight and true.

I am now working in Abu-Dhabi as Project manager and am managing quite well, I can cover the whole site very well without any discomfort and I am running 2 kilometers a day on a gym tread mill (I am not sure if this exercise is recomended).

I worked in Nigeria and was known by the locals as "catapult legs". I also worked in Thailand and was called by the locals as "goal post legs". Not any more.

Thank you again.

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