Overweight Hard on Your Lower Body
If you (or someone you know) suffers from constant joint pain in their lower back, knees or feet, one of the issues may be your weight. Researchers examined obese adults and found that “multisite pain was common, with 26.3% of participants reporting pain at two sites, 31.6% at three sites and only 20% were pain free.” They concluded that “greater fat mass and fat mass index were associated with a greater number of lower body pain sites, with no association observed for fat free mass.”
Having the proper weight let’s your lower joints function without added stress and strain. Weight loss, in addition to chiropractic, will help relieve chronic pain and increase mobility.