Health: Ill Fitting Bras & Back Pain

Jul 6, 2009
Reporting STEPHANIE STAHL
CBS3.com

As a hair stylist, 33-year-old Maria Pacifico uses her arms all day, and figured that was causing her back and neck pain.

“A burning sensation right on the back of my shoulder blades,” said Maria.

She was shocked when she got a new bra, the pain went away.

“At the end of the night, I can actually go home and not be in pain,” said Maria.

Her new salvation is a racer back bra.

“That tends to give more support in the back and that is where all the support from the bra should come from,” said Dr. Seth Scholl, with CoastalSpine.

He says women are usually surprised to learn their back pain is coming from an ill fitting bra. More…

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