Total Knee Replacement
03/13/2022 By Justin Kallal
Similarly, they all believe a total knee replacement is reasonable medical treatment for Claimant’s osteoarthritis. While Dr. Bernton opines a left total knee replacement is not needed due to the work-related aggravation, Wyoming law provides otherwise Wyoming law requires that the work injury combined with the pre-existing condition to create the present disability and need for treatment. Claimant’s work injury of November 12, 2017, combined with her pre existing unknown, asymptomatic osteoarthritis to create the need for physical therapy, injections, arthroscopic meniscal surgery and now, the need for a total knee replacement.
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