Dr. Romeo is the Chief Medical Editor forOrthopedics 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. 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.”