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Knee Arthritis and Obesity

Obesity and Knee Arthritis

Links between being overweight and arthritis of the kneeArthritis causes knee pain

Customers often ask us if our Full Knee Supports fit "larger legs".  This is something that is to be expected as:

  1. Figures show that 2/3 of adults in the UK are either overweight or obese
  2. The vast majority of knee supports are designed for sports injuries and sold to athletes

Studies have shown an association between obesity and knee osteoarthritis, with increasing weight leading to an increased risk of pain and disability.  Such is the link that obesity has been described as the "primary risk factor" for knee osteoarthritis.

The most effective management to decrease the pain and symptoms of osteoarthritis is a combination of weight loss and increased activity.

Increase in exercise and muscle strength with a knee Support from Active650Purchase an Active650 Knee Support  Active650 Knee Support in XXXL extra large sizes for fat knees and fat legs

An Active650 Knee Support can certainly help you increase your levels of activity.  Increased activity has been shown to alleviate the pain of knee osteoarthritis; it allows greater functioning of the joint, slows further degeneration and encourages muscle strengthening.  In a nutshell: you can decrease your pain and improve your movement with increased activity.  

XXXL sizes in knee braces from Active650

 

Real Customer reviews for larger sizes of Active650 Knee Support

We can help you with this as our Full Knee Support comes in a range of sizes, up to XXXL, with the larger sizes being specifically designed for wider thighs.  By providing greater comfort at the knee and improving shock absorption through the joint an Active650 Knee Support will allow you to manage your arthritis pain.

 

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Unique fabric with superior stretch
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Allows full range of movement
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Knee braces for fat legs and fat thighs from Active650
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