Why Does Your Back Hurt?
941 FM “The Wave” discusses common reasons for back pain with experts, and includes insight from Alice Chen, MD, physiatrist at HSS.
Dr. Chen said that belly fat is a common factor, noting, “When you have a big belly, it often stresses your lower back because you’re using it as a counterweight to your belly. And fat in the spine can compress the nerves.”
This article originally appeared on 941thewave.com.