How Your Weight Affects Knee Pain

How Your Weight Affects Knee Pain

by Yenny (SU)
The knee is a complex joint containing bones, ligaments, and tendons that support almost the entire body weight. These mechanics need to work together smoothly and efficiently to allow the body full mobility. It is a vulnerable joint, susceptible to stress and injury, especially when the body is overweight. It’s good to have an understanding about how too much weight can impact both the short and long-term health of the knees.