A study published in the November issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) finds that obesity patients are in higher risk of getting surgical complications.
However, the study also argues that orthopaedic procedures can help reduce the pain and improve bone and joint function. The study is entitled "Obesity, Orthopaedics, and Outcomes" led by orthopaedic surgeon William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD, of Campbell Clinic Orthopaedics in Memphis, Tennessee and his co-authors.Read the Entire Article
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