You don’t need to live with hip or knee pain any more

Real experiences and advice from real people

Do you, or someone you know, suffer from hip pain or knee pain?

Real Life Tested aims to help you understand your condition and provide you with knowledge, reassurance and advice to help you make an informed decision about your treatment options. 

In the Trusted voices section you’ll find real life patient stories, as well as advice and guidance from two orthopaedic surgeons. Together with information from other sections, they will help you to get the most out of your discussions with doctors.

Use the buttons below to navigate to either the hip or knee pain sections.

If you are a healthcare professional, please click the appropriate button below.

Replacement Surgery Patient Peter Brown


Please remember that the information contained within this website is issued as general information and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice [LEGAL NOTICE]. In particular, the patient testimonials on this website represent the views of these particular patients based on their individual experience of joint replacement. However, every person’s individual situation is different and what is best for one person may not be the best course of action for another. Please remember that joint replacement is not for everyone and there are risks involved.  If you are thinking of joint replacement then you should ensure that you discuss thoroughly the risks of joint replacement with your doctor as well as any other treatment options which may be available and could be more suitable for you. You should also consider discussing your decision with a relative, friend or other advisor whose opinion you trust.