May 8, 2014
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 orthopedic care are well-recognized problems. A self-centered view raises concerns about our ability to successfully manage common orthopedic conditions, as outcomes after routine orthopedic procedures can be negatively affected by obesity.”