Carrying Extra Weight May Bother Georgetown Back Pain

May 29, 2018

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

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


Nutrition guidelines for health and for weight loss have a tendency to be misunderstood, hard to adhere to, and rejected by some of us who don’t appreciate dieting in the customary sense. Dieting with nutrition in mind is the new Georgetown diet plan. Nutrition information research is part of Georgetown chiropractic services at Dr. Butwell.  A study about just how well informed people are about a healthy diet showed that women, higher educated persons, persons of more mature age, and those who have a healthy BMI are more knowledgeable. Diet-disease relationships and fatty acids obtainable in foods are the most mistaken. (1) Whole grain diets have a beneficial effect on cardiovascular disease risk factors superior to 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 approved of the diet. 92% didn’t feel hungry with it. Fiber was boosted by 6.8 grams per day and protein by 5.7 grams per day. Weight loss was 2.2% overall. (3) Dr. Butwell sees these as positive outcomes for any willing Georgetown chiropractic patient!


Physical activity is known to help in weight loss and is encouraged. Sadly, high rates of physical inactivity and associated chronic diseases are continuing to increase globally. Much research showed that physical activity can change individual behavior. (4) Physical activity and BMI was connected to unrelenting low back pain. Back pain was worse when physical activity was small and the BMI was elevated.  (5) Dr. Butwell is a supporter47 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 are more likely to have more risk of back pain contrasted with overweight, nonwhite men and normal weight nonwhite men and women. (7) Metabolic processes of the spine can be measured. A study revealed that weight-dependent metabolic activity is probably related to inflammation and back pain. (6) In your Georgetown chiropractic treatment plan, Dr. Butwell looks at how your metabolism may be a contributor to this back pain episode and your weight.

CONTACT Dr. Butwell

Schedule your Georgetown chiropractic appointment with Dr. Butwell today. If Georgetown back pain is your issue, let Dr. Butwell encourage you to find a Georgetown chiropractic treatment plan to control it. If weight is a concern for you, let’s set a goal to decrease it together. If ‘diet’ isn’t for you, let’s find what is for you together.

 Dr. Butwell helps Georgetown chiropractic patients who suffer with back pain and carry some extra weight.