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Avoiding Weight Gain After Knee Surgery

Written by Julia Tortorice
Photo by: Lab2112 (Flickr)

Photo by: Lab2112 (Flickr)

Recovering from knee surgery can be a long and arduous process, but replacing the joint is far better than suffering from the debilitating pain behind the need for surgery in the first place. Reasons for knee surgery may vary, but patients recovering from the procedure all have one thing in common: Knee surgery patients have a propensity to gain weight after their joint has been replaced. This is bad news. Putting on the pounds not only opens the patient up to variety of weight-related health issues, it also puts additional stress on the new joint.


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