Obesity

by Admin on June 12, 2012

Obesity is a significant public health burden that is increasing in incidence and is a risk factor for so many different health problems. Obesity is the main risk factor for conditions like diabetes and osteoarthritis. Both of these conditions affect the foot and obesity has direct effects on the foot via biomechanical means.

Sources:
Obesity | Morbid obesity and lower limb problems | Obesity ‘damages children’s feet’ | Obesity and Foot Posture | Weight gain can trigger foot and ankle pain

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