author:Lauren k. King & Lyn March

title:obesity & osteoarthritis

published in aug-2013

Obesity impacts on the muscular skeletal system its also associated with osteoarthritis.

Osteoarthritis is disabling joint disorder characterized by pain decreased mobility and negative impact on quality of life

When you are obesity there are less likely chances to offer surgery and there for the above risk.

Joint structural damage as result from mechanical factor increasing force joints and decreasing muscle strength.

Obesity related joints changes offers another potential approach leads to the goal of disease modifying

(statistic) 1.4 billion adults are over weight and of these 200 million men and 300 million women are obesity

link http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC378820...

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