Before knee replacement surgery, you need to lose excess weight as this causes additional strain on already damaged joints. Losing weight prior to surgery is one of the best ways to improve the condition of your knee and optimize surgical results.
After knee replacement surgery, it is important to keep your weight under control. This will reduce the amount of pressure and stress on your knew knee. Avoid high impact sports and participate regularly in low impact activities to strengthen your knees and get the exercise you need to stay fit.