Many people in the United States will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime, whether it’s a temporary or chronic issue. However, a great percentage of individuals with this debilitating complication are overweight or obese.
Fortunately, research has demonstrated that weight loss can have a considerable effect towards relieving symptoms of back pain. Weight loss programs can be very helpful for patients with weight problems and back pain. While there are a variety of programs available, not every program is the same and it may be difficult to find the best one for each individual. Some are commercialized and others are managed by a physician. Some weight loss programs recommend the use of supplements while others prescribe medications. Others may or may not be covered by insurance companies.
A variety of weight loss programs are available for individuals with excess weight or obesity. A balanced nutrition and regular fitness can help people lose weight but, when back pain is also a common issue, finding the best weight loss program which can offer results without aggravating the symptoms can be difficult. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.