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Carrying Extra Weight May Bother Richmond Back Pain

Weight loss. Diet. BMI. Activity. Back pain.

How does weight loss and diet, activity and body mass index (BMI), relate to Richmond back pain and its hurting interruption of Richmond people’s lives? For some Richmond folks, the concept of weight loss is not new. It has likely been suggested many times in their lives. For them, a Richmond weight loss diet meant not eating, not eating what they want, not eating what everyone else eats. The concept of Richmonddiet and Richmond weight loss for Richmondback pain relief may enthuse a Richmond back pain sufferer to lose weight and better their Richmond diet when a decreased body mass index (BMI) and boosted activity level lead to a better quality of life. Diet and weight loss is not just deprivation anymore; it’s often relieving for Richmond back pain.


Nutrition guidelines for health and for weight loss tend to be misunderstood, hard to stick with, and turned down by some of us who do not like to diet in the traditional sense. Dieting with nutrition as the focus is the new Richmond diet plan. Nutrition information research is part of Richmond chiropractic services at Johnson Chiropractic.  A research report about just how knowledgeable people are about a healthy diet described that females, higher educated persons, older persons, and those who have a healthy BMI are more knowledgeable. Diet-disease relationships and fatty acids obtainable in foods are the most misunderstood. (1) Whole grain diets have a positive effect on cardiovascular disease risk factors better than a fruit/vegetable diet or grain/fruit/vegetable diet. (2) Another study that set out to test a weight loss diet found that 14 of 15 participants stuck with the program to its end at 12 weeks. 93% of them favored the diet. 92% didn’t feel hungry with it. Fiber was raised by 6.8 grams per day and protein by 5.7 grams per day. Weight loss was 2.2% overall. (3) Johnson Chiropractic sees these as positive outcomes for any willing Richmond chiropractic patient!


Physical activity helps in weight loss and is encouraged. Sadly, high rates of physical inactivity and associated chronic diseases are continuing to increase globally. Much research demonstrated that physical activity can modify individual behavior. (4) Physical activity and BMI was connected to unrelenting low back pain. Back pain was worse when physical activity was low and the BMI was elevated.  (5) Johnson Chiropractic is a proponent of physical activity!


Low back pain is associated with being overweight/obese using BMI scores. Sex (male/female) and race/ethnicity affect this relationship, too. Obese white men, obese white women and obese nonwhite women tend to have more risk of back pain versus overweight, nonwhite men and normal weight nonwhite men and women. (7) Metabolic processes of the spine can be determined. A study showed that weight-dependent metabolic activity is probably connected to inflammation and back pain. (6) In your Richmond chiropractic treatment plan, Johnson Chiropractic looks at how your metabolism may be a contributor to this back pain episode and your weight.

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Schedule your Richmond chiropractic appointment with Johnson Chiropractic today. If Richmond back pain is your issue, let Johnson Chiropractic inspire you to find a Richmond chiropractic treatment plan to handle it. If weight is an issue for you, let’s set a goal to reduce it together. If ‘diet’ isn’t for you, let us discover what is for you together.

 Johnson Chiropractic helps Richmond chiropractic patients who suffer with back pain and carry some extra weight.

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