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Losing or Gaining Weight after Total Joint Replacement Affects Patients’ Pain, Function and Activity Years Later

Gaining or Losing weight after total joint replacement surgery affects how patients do years after having the surgery to replace worn hip or knee joints. Those who lose weight have better function and activity levels two years after surgery than those who gain weight, according to a recent study at the Hospital for Special […]

Obesity is Roadblock to Successful Knee Replacement

Obesity is not only a risk factor for developing osteoarthritis, which might lead to the need for total joint replacement, but it also boosts the potential for problems after total knee replacement surgery. A new review of studies suggests obese patients who have total knee replacement surgery are more likely to experience infections and other […]