Back Pain Research Paper

348 Words2 Pages
Often, back pain as well as hip and knee pain can be the result of extra weight putting stress on the joints. Patients with joint pain should consider a weight loss program to help relieve pain. Obesity and Back Pain Approximately one third of obese people have reported episodes of back pain. According to a study in the Oxford Journals, studies have shown that there's an increased report of low back pain in obese people. Overweight people had less low back pain than obese people as well. It clearly shows a link between weight and back pain. If people could lose even a small amount of weight which would bring them from obese to simply overweight, they'd see a marked difference in their

More about Back Pain Research Paper

Open Document