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Knee Pain and Its Relationship with Body Weight.
250 people aged 25-
Two years into the study the researchers found that over half still weighed the same, just under a third had lost weight and 14 percent had gained weight.
The results were interesting. Even moderate weight gain appears to be closely correlated with the onset of knee pain, regardless of the starting weight. Surprisingly, losing weight appears not to help reducing discomfort at the same rate. It is likely that it will take quite considerable weight loss to reduce discomfort.
So maintaining your weight is an important factor in preventing knee pain. If you already suffer do not expect significant relief until you have lost several pounds.
Taking Glucosamine Sulphate may also have a beneficial effect on knee pain. However, the dose is critical. After an initial three to four weeks of a 3000mg per day loading dose, 1500mg per day is recommended.
Patients often tell us that they are taking one-
At Park View Acupuncture and Chiropractic Clinic stock three varieties. Glucosamine