The impacts of lockdown are being felt in many different ways but one of these is in weight gain among certain sectors of the population. If you are due to undergo joint replacement surgery this could have a detrimental impact on the outcomes of your surgery.
Cycling levels in the UK have increased by up to 200% as a result of the Covid19 lockdown, according to Secretary for Transport Grant Shapps who made the announcement in June.
About Arthritis – did you know?
Osteoarthritis is a painful degenerative condition that can affect the knee joints. In its early stages, the symptoms may be mild and can normally be managed without surgery. However, as the condition develops, symptoms worsen and more invasive treatment options may become necessary, including surgery.