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  Orthopedic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement,
Sports Medicine, and Children's Orthopedics
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Setting an Obtainable Weight Loss Goal

Weight loss is a long-term process, which can become quite discouraging if you set your goals too long range.

Your goal ought to be to lose just 2 pounds a week.  If you do so, you will have lost 100 pounds in one year!  You also will have learned to adjust your lifestyle to keep your weight under better control.  We recommend you strive to move just one column to the left. By doing so, you will improve your overall health and reduce stress to your joints.

If you are having difficulty losing your weight, you might consider joining a group of Overeaters Anonomyous convenient to your neighborhood and your schedule.

If you have not had a personal exercise program recently, we urge you to start slowly and gradually maintain a regular exercise schedule. Our Walking Conditioning Program can be kept in a convenient place where you are able to track your daily progress. Remember it is very important to see your primary care physican for a check-up and clearance before starting.

You may click to download a copy of our article "Your Goal: Move One Column to the Left" , which includes a printable version of this chart.

  BMI Height and Weight Chart  

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For after-hours orthopedic emergencies, Dr. Parr prefers you call him directly at 281-491-7111 or 281-537-4318. He may be able to help you get treatment faster and save you an expensive ER bill.

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