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Learn Why Orthopedic Practices Partner With Robard



Offering an obesity treatment program within your orthopedic setting can increase the number of patients that qualify for surgery and improve those patients’ outcomes



Medically Supervised

Medically monitored weight loss programs featuring very low-calorie diet (VLCD), like New Direction, can help qualify your patients for surgery.

Tested Results

On average, patients can lose 36 lbs. in 12 weeks

Preoperative Weight Management

A Robard program including diet, exercise, calorie-counting, and meeting with a dietitian could result in reliable weight loss for TJA patients with obesity, resulting in optimized surgical outcomes.

Better Outcomes

Obese patients who lose weight non-surgically through a weight management program have better surgical and functional outcomes.

For orthopedic surgeons, the cost of obesity includes higher surgical costs, longer hospitals stays, higher risk of infection, greater likelihood of readmission, and increased need for medications.

Alternatively, denying obese surgery candidates altogether and sending them away to lose weight on their own with the expectation that they will return and qualify for surgery is unrealistic, rarely occurs and eliminates a potential surgical canidate.

New Direction Weight Management System by Robard

*Disclaimer: Results based on Patient data from a Large Managed Healthcare Network and an Accredited Weight Management Center utilizing Robard products. Results may vary.

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Orthopedic surgeons running their own practices can start the  New Direction or Robard LCD weight loss program with in their practice and clinic within 60-days.

Orthopedic groups within a hospital should work directly with their organization’s Weight Management or Wellness Center to set up and internal referral protocol. We have customers that have seen a 20% increase in their surgery census using this model. Learn more here.

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Improve patient wellness with
Obesity Treatment Programs
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Get up and running in 60 days.

Start helping your patients safely lose weight and keep it off – with minimal time investment by your staff.

  • Clinically Proven Programs
  • Implementation Assistance
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  • Ongoing Support
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