Obesity and Extra Weight Can Cause Low Back Pain
A persons weight can have many affects on their body causing chronic pain that interferes with everyday lifestyle. A healthy weight helps for people to live a long and healthy lifestyle helping to reduce chronic pain such as back pain. Obese and overweight patients have an increased risk for back pain, joint pain and muscle strain
Having a balanced lifestyle helps lower the risk of chronic pain. many ways can include diet, nutrition and exercise. Exercising, many people believe, will cause further damage of chronic pain for an example in the back. But in reality it allows for the flow of nutrients to the spine and allow for a better and quicker healing process. Inactivity causes future damage to the spine and can make a condition worse.
About two-thirds of the American population struggles with weight issues. Even if people are able to lose their weight it’s extremely difficult for them to keep it off. For this reason medical experts promote a well rounded approach to weight loss. This includes nutritional guidelines, behavior modifications and physical activity. Chiropractic care, massage therapy and acupuncture serve a great purpose in weight loss. Chiropractic care, massage and acupuncture are safe and drug free approaches to health that use the bodies own natural resources to heal. At Manhattan Wellness Group we tackle the patient’s weight concerns in a holistic way. Herbal supplements may be recommended. Chiropractic care can improve the bodies movement and ability to exercise well, and acupuncture can curb food addictions and cravings. Massage is incredible healing for the mind and body, helping the two to work together to achieve goals. Care is put into finding what is best for the individual, unlike fad diets which are designed for the masses.