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Old 01-25-2013, 11:30 AM   #1
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Unhappy How Much Does Overweight Contribute to Sore Knees?

We moved here 4 years ago from a 2 story house and I packed on the weight. At Christmas I was perfect. The first week in January my knees began aching and one buckled a few times. Have you known anyone who is thin who has bad knees? Or, are 100% of knee patients overweight?
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:24 AM   #2
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Re: How Much Does Overweight Contribute to Sore Knees?

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We moved here 4 years ago from a 2 story house and I packed on the weight. At Christmas I was perfect. The first week in January my knees began aching and one buckled a few times. Have you known anyone who is thin who has bad knees? Or, are 100% of knee patients overweight?
Susan, knee surgeries can repair inguries, but every ortho I have seen says weight makes every knee problem worse.

 
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