The Link Between Weight and Musculoskeletal Problems
Dr Loke Yean Hwe, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Ara Damansara Medical Centre
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Your musculoskeletal system bears the weight of your body. So if you’re carrying excess body weight, there are effects on your bones, joints, and soft tissue, as well as an increased risk of injuries. Dr Loke Yean Hwe, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from Ara Damansara Medical Centre, joins the show to discuss the link between weight and musculoskeletal problems, as well as how exercise can help.
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Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek
Presented by: Meera Sivasothy
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