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Is knee implant the best solution for an obese lady?

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Dr. Laura Arbogast
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Maybe

If you're obese then you're at increased risk for osteoarthritis in your knees and that causes pain.
It boils down to how long you want to deal with the pain. Many of my patients with knee replacements wished they had it 10 years sooner. It's something to discuss with your doctor.

In brief: Maybe

If you're obese then you're at increased risk for osteoarthritis in your knees and that causes pain.
It boils down to how long you want to deal with the pain. Many of my patients with knee replacements wished they had it 10 years sooner. It's something to discuss with your doctor.
Dr. Laura Arbogast
Dr. Laura Arbogast
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