Weight Loss Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery

Joint problems such as osteoarthritis and obesity can be a vicious cycle. Being overweight can put too much pressure on your joints, accelerating their tear and wear. However, physical activity is needed for one to drop those excess pounds, making joint pain a...

Resolutions to a Healthier You

The new year signifies a fresh start! For some of us, it means starting a healthier lifestyle like eating more whole foods or getting regular physical activities. Setting goals that would improve your health is great! However, not everyone keeps up with these...

Summer Time After Bariatric Surgery

Like many people, you may have looked forward to this season to arrive. The warming of the weather makes it the perfect time for picnics, barbecue parties, and more. The team at Foothills Weight Loss Surgeons in Knoxville knows that taking part in these fun-filled...

Foothills Offers Duodenal Switch

If you are morbidly obese, your healthcare provider may recommend bariatric surgery. One procedure option for those who are morbidly obese is biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (BPD/DS). It’s a complex procedure that helps you lose weight by reducing your...