No weight loss required to fix my knee pain? Seems like a contradiction in terms…
If you are plus size (or larger) and your knees hurt, you’ve probably been told a million times to lose weight. You might even be beating yourself up all the time about that.
Being heavier does put more strain on your knees, that’s just physics, but 95% of all people who lose weight regain within 2-5 years. Always strikes me as crazy that doctors prescribe losing weight even though it has a 95% failure rate.
There’s nothing wrong with you if you’ve been unable to lose weight. It’s not you. It’s the whole concept of weight loss. People want to lose weight and mostly get the wanting, not the weight loss. Let me explain. [Read more…]