These are from a medical perspective. Please be careful to whom you listen, and to what extent you choose to accept their words. Don't let the words of others limit you.
  1. "That's the worst (fill in the blank) I've ever seen. "
    Said by your specialist
  2. "It's bone on bone"
  3. "It was a mess in there"
    Said by your surgeon
  4. "Both your knees are shot"
  5. "You have the spine of a 90-year-old"
  6. I'm filled (or riddled) with arthritis.
  7. Your bones are very fragile.
  8. After 6 months you won't get much better. Most recovery happens early.
  9. Static
  10. Giphy
  11. Today a patient said to me "I didn't know I had knee pain until I saw my x-rays"