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Knee Replacements and Obesity

Can you be overweight and still get a knee replacement? While some doctors do have weight cutoffs for performing replacement knee surgery, and extra pounds add to the risk of complications, doctors are increasingly performing knee replacements on patients with extra pounds. The primary reason patients need knee replacement surgery is arthritic joint damage resulting […]


Welcome to this new edition of Dr. Meere’s Blog

Dear Reader: This blog feature of my website intends to provide an interactive forum for education and discussion of recent or noteworthy news about knee and hip joint treatments. With regular updates, I will provide visitors with editorials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in knee & hip […]