Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, November 2nd, 2003
According to recent research from Sweden, "Obesity is associated With musculoskeletal pain and osteoarthritis. This study compares the prevalence of work-restricting musculoskeletal pain in an obese and a general population and investigates changes in the incidence of and recovery from musculoskeletal pain after bariatric surgery or conventional obesity treatment."
"A random sample of 1,135 subjects from a general population was compared with 6,328 obese subjects in the Swedish obese subjects (SOS) study," stated Markku Peltonen and colleagues at Sahlgrenska University Hospital....
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