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Overweight/Obese Children Have Increased Risk for Lumbar Hyperlordosis

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Examinations of 910 pre-adolescents revealed that kids who are overweight for their age are more likely to exhibit excessive curvature of the lumbar spine, which may raise their risk for future back pain. The findings are especially concerning to researchers as obesity has become more prevalent among children in recent decades.

Childhood Obesity, April 2019

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