Study links altered body movements to osteoarthritis in obese

08/15/2011 | HealthDay News

Obese participants walked at a slower pace and had a wider stance, greater foot displacement and less hip flexion compared with their nonobese counterparts, according to a study in Obesity Reviews. The findings suggest that obese individuals alter their everyday movements, which may indicate cartilage degeneration associated with osteoarthritis, experts said.

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