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The Impact of Obesity on Bone and Joint Health

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) believes that orthopaedic surgeons and patients should maintain an open dialogue about the detrimental effects of obesity on musculoskeletal health, and the increased risks of obesity on orthopaedic pre- and postsurgical complications and inferior outcomes.

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Published on March 13, 2015