Extra Pounds=How Much Extra Stress on Your Knees?

For every pound of extra weight that you carry, you are placing 4 more pounds of pressure on your knees.  If you lose 10 pounds, then that’s 40 pounds less on your knees with each step.  The Paragon Orthopedic Center’s December newsletter, the Paragon Press, will discuss knee pain and how you can do something to try to prevent having grandma’s achy knees.  Here is something to get you thinking:

The Link Between Weight Loss and Knee Pain (healthline.com)