How can weight loss relieve my hip pain?

Fred C. Redfern, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
While weight loss is difficult, it does reduce hip pain, says Fred Redfern, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he describes the effects of weight loss on hip pain.

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