Article Abstract

Osteoarthritis in obese populations: where are we now?

Authors: Navnit Makaram, Nicholas D. Clement


The recent article by Gersing et al. (1) reports that weight loss (WL) improves severity of knee symptoms and slowed the rate of cartilage degeneration in obese and overweight patients. This editorial reviews their findings and the current literature assessing the association between obesity and osteoarthritis.