How Weight Loss Might Help Your Knees
Losing weight might slow down the degeneration of cartilage in your knees, according to a new study.
How Weight Loss Surgery Could Save Patients Money
Due for a joint replacement soon? Weight loss surgery first could save you money and improve the results of your joint replacement.
Knee and Hip Replacement Patients Getting Younger
The impact of being overweight has far reaching health implications — implications that may be taking a toll at an earlier age.
High Body Weight, More Joint Surgery
Osteoarthritis, known as “wear and tear” arthritis, affects more than 20 million people in the US. Avoiding undue stress on your joints early on makes a huge difference in old age.
Not So Happy With the New Knee
One major consideration when undergoing knee replacement surgery is whether the new knee will actually be an improvement over the original knee.
Diabetes Ups Risk After Joint Surgery
A hip or knee replacement may rid you of your arthritis pain. But you may also run the risk of infection after surgery.