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Carrying Extra Weight May Bother La Grande Back Pain

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

How does weight loss and diet, activity and body mass index (BMI), relate to La Grande back pain and its painful interruption of La Grande people’s lives? For some La Grande folks, the concept of weight loss is not new. La Grande weight loss has likely been suggested many times in their lives. For them, a La Grande weight loss diet meant not eating, not eating what they want, not eating what everyone else eats. The concept of La Grandediet and La Grande weight loss for La Grandeback pain relief may motivate a La Grande back pain sufferer to lose weight and better their La Grande diet when a reduced 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’s often relieving for La Grande back pain.


Nutrition guidelines for health and for weight loss are likely to be misunderstood, hard to adhere to, and rejected by some of us who do not appreciate dieting in the customary sense. Dieting with nutrition in mind is the new La Grande diet plan. Nutrition information research is integral to La Grande chiropractic services at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC.  A research report about just how knowledgeable people are about a healthy diet described that females, higher educated persons, persons of more mature age, and those who have a healthy BMI are more knowledgeable. Diet-disease relationships and fatty acids available 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 aimed to test a weight loss diet found that 14 of 15 participants stuck with the program to its conclusion at 12 weeks. 93% of them approved of the diet. 92% did not 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) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC sees these as positive outcomes for any willing La Grande chiropractic patient!


Physical activity is known to help in weight loss and is urged. Unfortunately, high rates of physical inactivity and related 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 persistent low back pain. Back pain was worse when physical activity was low and the BMI was elevated.  (5) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC is a proponent of physical activity!


Low back pain is linked to 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 versus overweight, nonwhite men and normal weight nonwhite men and women. (7) Metabolic processes of the spine can be determined. A study revealed that weight-dependent metabolic activity is probably related to inflammation and back pain. (6) In your La Grande chiropractic treatment plan, Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC considers how your metabolism may be a contributor to this back pain episode and your weight.

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Schedule your La Grande chiropractic appointment with Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC today. If La Grande back pain is your issue, let Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC inspire you to find a La Grande chiropractic treatment plan to manage it. If weight is a concern for you, let us set a goal to reduce it together. If ‘diet’ is not for you, let us find what is for you together.

 Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC helps La Grande chiropractic patients who suffer with back pain and carry some extra weight.

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