Orthopedics


Terry's Second Bariatric Surgery was the Charm for Lasting Weight Loss

When Terry had bariatric surgery in 2014, he had a significant amount of weight to lose and was told he may need a second surgery in the future. Suffering from unbearable hip pain but unable to have hip replacement surgery due to his weight, Terry knew it was time for his second bariatric surgery.

Learn how the newer SADI-S procedure helped Terry get back on track in 2017, allowing him to get the hip replacement he needed to feel better at work, return to exercise and pursue his loves of fashion and roller coasters. 

If you have questions about weight-loss surgery, attend one of our FREE Weight-Loss Surgery Information Sessions or email Virtua’s digestive health clinical navigator at virtuabariatrics@virtua.org.

Health Tip: Common Causes of Knee Pain

-- Knee pain is common, especially in highly active people, says the Cedars-Sinai hospital system. Women, people with a high body mass index and the elderly are at a greater risk of knee pain.

Cedars-Sinai mentions these common causes:

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