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Method of Weight Loss Affects Knee Arthritis

Obesity serves as a major risk in knee osteoarthritis, and weight loss has been proven to slow down its effect. However, a new study has revealed that the method of weight loss makes a difference. In fact, it showed that exercise alone was not sufficient in preserving knee health in old age.

The lead author of the study, Dr Alexandra Gersing said, “These results add to the hypothesis that exercise alone as a regimen in order to lose weight in overweight and obese adults may not be as beneficial to the knee joint as weight loss regimens involving diet”.

Read more here. “Losing weight the right way can help your knees


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