China Grove, NC
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.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
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.
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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!
4.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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