Knee Replacement Need ‘Linked to Excess Body Weight’

Human knees are designed to last an entire lifetime. However, if you’re over-weight, chances are an orthopedic surgeon may one-day recommend that YOU have knee replacement surgery as your ONLY option to alleviate pain and discomfort associated with your knee joint(s). Almost one million hip and knee replacement surgeries are performed in the United States annually. [If you’re overweight and don’t want knee surgery, please listen to ‘The Dr. Bob Martin Show’]