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A 49-year-old female asked:

What is a good way to loose weight when mobility is limited? i need to lose weight to ease pain in my back and knees but can't excercise.

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
Weight loss: Are you able to exercise in water? Ultimately weight loss is by burning more calories than you consume. Must have protein in your diet and certain fatty acids.
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Diet/water aerobics : Not sure how limited u are in your mobility but water aerobics/ and or swimming can help u shed calories without aggravating your knee/ back.A good idea is to visit a dietician for assistance in your dieting . Best of luck!

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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