Knee pain

Closeup young woman sitting on sofa and feeling knee pain and she massage her knee at home. Healthcare and medical concept.

Do you suffer from knee pain? Are you interested in being part of a research study?

Weight Loss and Exercise for Communities with Arthritis in North Carolina (WE-CAN) is looking for overweight and obese adults with knee osteoarthritis. Individuals can achieve substantial pain relief with weight loss and exercise in this 18-month community- based program. Dr. Kate Queen directs the Haywood County program.

If you are considering joining this study; contact, WE-CAN at MyHaywoodRegional.com/WE-CAN or 476-1497 or wecan@wfu.edu. Participants are being enrolled now for the final group.

You may qualify if you are:

• At least 50 years old

• Overweight

• Meet the American College of Rheumatology clinical criteria for knee osteoarthritis

• Live within 30 miles of Haywood Regional Health and Fitness Center

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