Knee Replacement Gets Active Retiree Back in Business
Apr 15, 2019
One play is all it took to turn Palomar Health patient and Lake San Marcos resident Steve McCoy’s dream of playing college football into 50 years of pain. During his senior season of high school football in Orange County, a player on his own team crashed into his knee severing his anterior cruciate ligament. As was the mentality in 1966, the trainer taped it up and Steve went back into the game. Unfortunately that was the last game Steve ever played. Shortly thereafter Steve had surgery but the knee was never the same. After reinjuring it six years later jumping out of a truck bed, Steve had a second surgery and was left with no cartilage. From that point forward his knee was bone on bone. “It was always sore and it just always bothered me,” Steve said. “I learned to live with it.” Steve was limited in what he could do but he’d try and stay active by cycling, swimming and walking short distances. ...

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