Are bad weather and back pain related? See what the British Medical Journal says about this common belief.
Are bad weather and back pain related? See what the British Medical Journal (BMJ) says about this common belief. Many of us as we age notice that some days we are more achy than others. It is widely assumed that bad weather may aggravate chronic conditions such as arthritis, joint dysfunction and back pain. It is assumed that high barometric pressure causes tissues and cells in the body to swell, resulting in more pain as the weather changes, according to a Web MD article by Katherine Kam. This past December, the BMJ released a retrospective claims analysis study on the relationship Read More »