Carleatha Lost 95 lbs. After Bariatric Surgery and Gained a Life Free of Knee Pain

Carleatha weighed almost 300 lbs. and was dealing with chronic knee pain that limited her day-to-day activities. After having bariatric surgery, she lost 95 lbs. and her knee pain is gone. Carleatha is now traveling more and embracing a healthier life without the need for a cane or wheelchair.

Virtua provides the tools needed to achieve lasting weight-loss success and jumpstart a healthy lifestyle. Most patients also shed weight-related medical conditions including diabetes, sleep apnea, high blood pressure, and joint pain.

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