Knee Osteoarthritis & Obesity – What’s The Link?

Our understanding of the etiology of knee osteoarthritis is quickly evolving. Knee osteoarthritis is a complex, and multi-factorial disease. One of the more robust risk factors for the development of knee osteoarthritis is obesity. This has been extensively examined over the last twenty years. Here is a brief review of some of the key papers published:

Gelber et al. (1999):

Our understanding of the etiology of knee osteoarthritis is quickly evolving. Knee osteoarthritis is a complex, and multi-factorial disease. One of the more robust risk factors for the development of knee osteoarthritis is obesity. This has been extensively examined over the last twenty years. Here is a brief review of some of the key papers published:

Gelber et al. (1999):

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