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Dropping Weight Alleviates Joint Pain

June 11, 2013

Let me break it down: itโ€™s estimated that a force of nearly three to six times oneโ€™s body weight is exerted across the knee while walking.

Being only 10 pounds overweight increases the force on the knee by 30-60 pounds with each step.And its not just the knees that bear the this increase in stress, but the hips, ankles, back, and basically every joint.

Many clients come to…