Your Weight and Osteoarthritis

An appropriate body weight can help:

  • minimize pain associated with osteoarthritis
  • minimize risks associated with surgery

Use the calculator to the right to help determine your ideal weight (measured by body mass index or BMI).

Body Mass Index Calculator

To calculate your BMI, please enter the following information:

Weight:  lbs

Height: ft  in

Your BMI is:


To determine what your weight should be to achieve a specific BMI, please enter the BMI that you are targeting:

BMI desired:

Height: ft  in

Your target weight should be:

To calculate your BMI, please enter the following information:

Weight:  kg

Height:  cm

Your BMI is:


To determine what your weight should be to achieve a specific BMI, please enter the BMI that you are targeting:

BMI desired: 

Height:  cm

Your target weight should be:

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