Active Boomers Don't Want Knee Pain Slowing Them Down

NBC News-Today Show—May 7, 2011

Knee replacement patient Diane Hitchcock talks about why she decided to have a knee replacement while still in her 40s and how, to stay active, she was able to take up rock climbing after her recovery. Her orthopedic surgeon, Geoffrey Westrich, MD, explains Diane's options for knee replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Joint replacement surgeon Michael Parks, M.D., then talks to Today Show host Lester Holt about the broad spectrum of care for knee pain and less invasive joint replacement at Hospital for Special Surgery.

Watch the full story at

^ Back to Top

Find a Physician

Conditions & Treatments

adult child
Select A Body Part

Complete Listing »

Media Contacts

Tracy Hickenbottom
Monique Irons
Kristin Freeman


Social Media Contacts

Elyse Bernstein
Otis Gamboa