Weight Loss


Why Manage Weight?

Tag: Pledger Orthopedic Spine Center, Exercise, Weight Loss

Obesity is the fastest growing health problem in the U.S. today. 65% of Americans are overweight, and 31% are considered obese. Even our children are overweight (15.3% of 6- to 11-year olds and 15.5% of adolescents). Obesity will soon surpass smoking as the leading cause of preventable death in this country. Since our bodies aren’t made to be carrying all this extra weight around, we are experiencing more problems with back pain. Read more »