Weight loss may relieve arthritic knee pain
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|Wed, 10-09-2013 - 10:45am|
According to Health Day News, a 10% loss in weight can make a big difference for those with Arthritic knee pain. "Older people with a weight problem can relieve knee pain from osteoarthritis if they lose just 10 percent of their body weight through diet and exercise, a new study finds.
Overweight and obese people 55 or older who participated in a diet and exercise program reported less pain, better knee function, improved mobility and enhanced quality of life when they dropped one-tenth of their weight, according to the study in the Sept. 25 Journal of the American Medical Association." READ MORE