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Joint Surgeries

For patients struggling with obesity, joint replacement and weight-loss surgery often go hand-in-hand. Yet for people with severe or morbid obesity – 75+ pounds of excess weight and a body mass index, or BMI, over 35 – the risks associated with joint replacement surgery are dramatically increased.

From Paralysis to Hope

April 24, 2014, began as a normal day for Marcella Boyd Robinson. She got dressed and headed to the gym. At the gym she had no problem doing her usual 4-miles on the elliptical.

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