The link between obesity and joint pain

By: Jaden Ingram
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tittle: joint pain and obesity
website: orthopedics.about.com/od/arthristisreseach/p/obesity.htm
author: Jonathan Cluett

5 facts:

1.) Small changes in weight can make a difference in joint pain.

2.) Most people feel joint pain in there hips, knees, and ankles.

3.) "Losing weight may not undo the damage that has been done to a joint."

4.) "Obese individuals joint replacement surgery takes longer than non-obese

people."

5.) "Weight loss alleviates joint pain."

Statistic:

"Studies have shown that  weight loss of 11 pounds decrease the risk of developing knee arthritis by 50%"

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