Tag Archive: Nick Nicholson

obesity and arthritis

How is Obesity Related to Arthritis?

May 4, 2022 · 0 comments

Obesity is associated with a variety of degenerative and inflammatory health conditions and joint pain is one of the more significant and often limiting impacts of obesity on the obese individual. Obesity is a clear risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disorder that not only causes


Weight Regain From Medications or Surgical Procedures

April 25, 2022 · 0 comments

Weight Regain From Medications or Surgical Procedures: One of the biggest fears of people who are considering or who have had weight loss surgery is the potential to regain their weight in the years following surgery. Many people who turn to weight loss surgery have spent much of their lives

NEW Before & After VSG with Katherine

Before & After VSG with Katherine, down 147 pounds!

March 24, 2020 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS Since I can remember, I've been heavyset. In the 5th grade, I wore a size 12/13. In 7th grade, I weighed 167 lbs. and was 5'5" tall. No matter how active I was as a child, I was always bigger. In my freshman year

Weight Loss Plateaus 2

How to Bust Weight Loss Plateaus After Bariatric Surgery

September 16, 2019 · 0 comments

Why Weight Loss Plateaus Happen and What To Do Weight loss plateaus or stalls in losing weight is a common concern. Most bariatric patients experience rapid weight loss in the first days and weeks after surgery. Then the rate at which you lose will begin to slow and many patients

Before & After VSG with Melissa

Before & After VSG with Melissa, losing 109 lbs!

November 13, 2018 · 0 comments

Why I Decided to Have WLS I was very thin, I was a size 0 in my senior year of high school. However, when I went to college, I gained almost 100 pounds in a year after being placed on a series of medications. Once I was married, in 2001,

Before & After VSG with Jaimee 2

Before & After VSG with Jaimee, losing 132 pounds!

July 10, 2018 · 0 comments

Why I Decided To Have WLS As a young girl, I struggled with my weight and found physical fitness to be a challenge for me. In physical education class, I was unable to run a mile in less than 10 minutes like most of the other students could so my

losing weight with the lap-band

Are You Losing Weight With The Lap-Band WLS?

December 20, 2017 · 0 comments

Gastric banding — or LAP-BAND® — is a popular weight loss procedure, and has helped thousands of people lose weight since it was approved by the FDA in 2001. During this procedure, an inflatable band is placed around the upper portion of the stomach, creating a small pouch above the

Socializing after Bariatric Surgery

Socializing after Bariatric Surgery: Risks and Rewards

February 15, 2017 · 0 comments

Bariatric surgery brings about a life change that can be stunning in its complexity. No aspect of living remains untouched, nor any person in the personal sphere of a bariatric patient unaffected by these changes. The physical, emotional and mental adjustments of both the patient and their support system are