Treatment Archives - Regenerative Orthopedic Institute

19 November 2014
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Weight Loss as Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis

19 November 2014, Comments: 0

Mechanical stress has been thought to be the main factor in the development of knee osteoarthritis. After all, osteoarthritis has been postulated to be a “wear and tear” disease. For that same reason, the association between obesity and knee osteoarthritis seems logical: the extra weight results in increased mechanical stress to the knee joint leading to the development of osteoarthritis. […]