• Jackie Zaslona

OSTEOARTHRITIS FACTS

1kg of weight loss decreases knee joint load by 8 times per step.


or every 10% of loss in overweight people with OA symptoms /function improve by 50%

Ref : Messier IDEA trial 2005 Arthritis Rheum. 2005 Jul;52(7):2026-32.

Weight loss reduces knee-joint loads in overweight and obese older adults with knee osteoarthritis.

Messier SP1, Gutekunst DJ, Davis C, DeVita P.

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