Dr. Anthony Romeo is the Chief Medical Editor for Orthopedics Today. He writes an article for each issue of the publication. The most recent article is entitled “We have a responsibility to promote healthy lifestyle programs” and discusses the importance of promoting a healthy lifestyle to patients.
At the beginning of the article, Dr. Anthony Romeo states “The epidemic of obesity and how it affects Orthopaedic care are well-recognized problems. A self-centered view raises concerns about our ability to successfully manage common Orthopaedic conditions, as outcomes after routine Orthopaedic procedures can be negatively affected by obesity.”