Lightening the Load

Ask your doctor about ways to avoid packing on the pounds to reduce your chances of needing a new hip or knee.

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Ask your doctor about ways to avoid packing on the pounds to reduce your chances of needing a new hip or knee. If youre overweight, the extra pounds youre carrying are placing extra stress on your hips and knees. Obesity is a leading risk factor for hip and knee osteoarthritis, and it also may increase your odds of needing a new hip or knee.
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