A third of American adults are obese and many are trying to get healthier.
But chronic hip, knee or joint pain may prevent them from being active. Excess weight increases one’s risk for a variety of bone and joint problems, and significantly increases risk of musculoskeletal injury.
If you experience orthopedic pain and have been told you are too heavy for surgery, you are not alone.
But help is available through weight loss surgery. One-year after successful bariatric weight loss surgery, 96% of obesity-related medical conditions are either completely resolved or significantly improved.
Weight loss surgery can help you lose weight and reduce joint pain so you can be more active, or so you can qualify for orthopedic surgery.
If you are considering bariatric weight loss surgery to help with chronic joint pain, we can help.
Let’s get started on the new, healthier you.
Decide, along with our health care providers, if surgery is right for you.