If I'm Overweight, Can Losing Weight Help Relieve Pain?

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Certain types of pain are affected by weight, arthritis is significantly affected by weight. One of the main causes of hip osteoarthritis is weight gain, it accelerates the wear and tear that's associated with arthritis. The second thing is that, if a person loses even one pound of weight it takes off about five pounds of weight during certain movements of the hip, because the hip is functioning as a lever.

So weight is very important in terms of arthritis pain.