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Jacky

In 2004 Jacky fell and hurt her knees. She persevered with the pain but was later referred to hospital, and had a partial knee replacement in 2010. Later, when she had increasing pain in her right knee, she had another partial knee replacement in 2014.

  • Background

    Jacky is a professional carer. She is married and has 3 adult children. Ethnic background / nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 57
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Janice

    Janice had partial knee replacement surgery in May 2014. She found it challenging to do her exercises regularly but is happy with her recovery and said the benefits of surgery were brilliant'.

  • Background

    Janice is an admin assistant. She is married and has 4 adult children. Ethnic background / nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 52
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • Lesley

    Lesley has ankylosing spondylitis (a type of arthritis that affects part of the spine). Despite treatment for this, she continued having pain in her right knee. She had a partial knee replacement in 2014 and is now more active than before surgery.

  • Background

    Lesley is a dental nurse. She is married and has two adult children. Ethnic background / nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 58
  • Sex/Gender Female
  • David

    David started getting knee pain around 2008. The pain continued even after he changed jobs and drove less. X-rays showed that he had osteoarthritis. He had a partial knee replacement in 2014.

  • Background

    David is a mechanic. Ethnic background / nationality: White British.

  • Age at interview 57
  • Sex/Gender Male