Bariatric Surgery

Improved Peripheral, Central Pain Sensitization After Bariatric Surgery

Improved Peripheral, Central Pain Sensitization After Bariatric Surgery

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Patients who are obese and experience knee pain were found to have improved pressure pain threshold at the patella and the wrist after weight loss associated with bariatric surgery vs medical management.

A Fifth of Bariatric Surgery Patients Using Opioids 7 Years Later

A Fifth of Bariatric Surgery Patients Using Opioids 7 Years Later

About 20% of U.S. bariatric surgery patients are still using prescription opioids 7 years later.

Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery Include Long-Term Relief of Joint Pain

Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery Include Long-Term Relief of Joint Pain

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Many patients have improved mobility and joint pain reduction 3 years after bariatric surgery.

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