Wanted to say hello , i had # rt patella 9 yrs ago, was a keen runner with a few falls to my rt knee. I now have OA grade 3 to rt knee. Its affecting my job as a nurse and life due to the pain ! Had steroid injections which don't work now talking of partial knee replacement but consultant reluctant to due to my age being under 50. Any advice would be great . I used to ba an active person , i try to be but the pain makes it hard.