Author | W. Jack Rejeski, PhD

FREELAND-BROWN PHARMACY

4112 S PEORIA AVE

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Managing obesity in patients who have knee osteoarthritis

Obesity is a modifiable risk factor for knee osteoarthritis (OA). Weight loss may reduce the risk of knee OA, and increased levels of physical activity may result in improvements in disability-related outcomes. However, intensity of physical activity is not as important in weight loss as total energy expended.