Carrying Extra Weight May Bother West Des Moines Back Pain

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

How does weight loss and diet, activity and body mass index (BMI), associate to West Des Moines back pain and its hurting interruption of West Des Moines people’s lives? For some West Des Moines folks, the concept of weight loss is not new. It’s likely been suggested many times in their lives. For them, a West Des Moines weight loss diet meant not eating, not eating what they want, not eating what everyone else eats. The concept of West Des Moinesdiet and West Des Moines weight loss for West Des Moinesback pain relief may inspire a West Des Moines back pain sufferer to lose weight and better their West Des Moines diet when a reduced 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 is often relieving for West Des Moines back pain.


Nutrition guidelines for health and for weight loss are likely to be unvalued, hard to stick with, and rejected by some of us who don’t like to diet in the traditional sense. Dieting with nutrition in mind is the new West Des Moines diet plan. Nutrition information research is integral to West Des Moines chiropractic services at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa.  A study about just how knowledgeable people are about a healthy diet revealed that females, higher educated persons, persons of more mature age, and those who have a healthy BMI are more well-informed. 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 planned to test a weight loss diet found that 14 of 15 participants hung in with the program to its end at 12 weeks. 93% of them favored the diet. 92% didn’t feel hungry with it. Fiber was increased by 6.8 grams per day and protein by 5.7 grams per day. Weight loss was 2.2% overall. (3) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa sees these as positive outcomes for any willing West Des Moines chiropractic patient!


Physical activity is known to help in weight loss and is encouraged. Sadly, high rates of physical inactivity and related chronic diseases are continuing to rise 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 high.  (5) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa is a supporter47 of physical activity!


Low back pain is associated with being overweight/obese using BMI scores. Sex (male/female) and race/ethnicity influence this relationship, too. Obese white men, obese white women and obese nonwhite women tend to have a higher 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 related to inflammation and back pain. (6) In your West Des Moines chiropractic treatment plan, Executive Chiropractic of Iowa considers how your metabolism may be a contributor to this back pain episode and your weight.

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Schedule your West Des Moines chiropractic appointment with Executive Chiropractic of Iowa today. If West Des Moines back pain is your issue, let Executive Chiropractic of Iowa inspire you to discover a West Des Moines chiropractic treatment plan to control it. If weight is an issue for you, let us set a goal to decrease it together. If ‘diet’ isn’t for you, let’s discover what is for you together.

 Executive Chiropractic of Iowa helps West Des Moines chiropractic patients who suffer with back pain and carry some extra weight.

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