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What joint problems are associated with obesity?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Obesity can affect the knees and hips because of the stress placed on the joints by extra weight. Joint replacement surgery is commonly performed on damaged joints, but it may not be an advisable option for an obese person, because the artificial joint has a higher risk of loosening and causing further damage.

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