Creaky Joints—October 1, 2018
Creaky Joints shares weight loss tips specifically for those who have arthritis in an article featuring Caroline A. Andrew, MD, medical weight management specialist at HSS.
"The role of weight loss is one of the many things your doctor might not tell you about managing arthritis," Dr. Andrew explained.
According to Dr. Andrew, extra weight places increased pressure and stress on the joints which can worsen the pain and stiffness associated with inflammatory arthritis. Additionally, some medications used to treat RA can impact weight so it’s best to speak to your doctor if you are experiencing those side effects, she said.
Read the full article at creakyjoints.org.