It has also been reported obesity is one of the major cause for most of the musculoskeletal diseases among individuals. Due to overweight in the upper part of the body, the lower bones such as joints at the knee gets stressed and strained. This results into musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis. In a major study, it has been reported that with an increased percentage of BMI in individuals, knee, hip and back pain is also increased to high percentage. For more information about the article, kindly go through the above link.