Some time ago I started a thread about sciatica which was the most painful and debilitating experience in my life. I got a TMS diagnosis from Dr. Raushbaum and am doing much better with the sciatica. The SEP is tremendously helpful and this forum has been my saving grace. So thamks to everyone here. I've had diagnosed arthritic knees for several years and two old surgeries on one of them. I've always refused the injections and PT was no help. The pain and swelling comes and goes. I just felt it was something which had to be lived with and was common for a 72 year man. Lately, though, my knees are really giving me trouble and painful walking, getting in and out of vehicles, etc. I've read where men with very bad looking knee xrays have no pain. So I'm wondering if my knees are TMS or a structural problem which could be fixed. I think Dr. Sarno mentions knee replacement surgery is sometimes recommended. Would anyone have suggestions concerning this.