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How is body weight related to lower back pain?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Obesity

The spine is designed to carry the body's weight and distribute the loads encountered during rest and activity.
When excess weight is carried, the spine is forced to assimilate the burden, which may lead to structural compromise and damage (eg, injury, sciatica). It's true. Being overweight or obese can significantly contribute to symptoms associated with osteoporosis, osteoarthritis (oa) and othe.

In brief: Obesity

The spine is designed to carry the body's weight and distribute the loads encountered during rest and activity.
When excess weight is carried, the spine is forced to assimilate the burden, which may lead to structural compromise and damage (eg, injury, sciatica). It's true. Being overweight or obese can significantly contribute to symptoms associated with osteoporosis, osteoarthritis (oa) and othe.
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