Women's Health

Back Burner

Quick! Run through your day. If you’re lugging a heavy bag on one shoulder to work/meetings/errands, sitting at a desk, carrying around your kids, etc., we can make one guess: Your back—specifically, your upper back—hurts.

You’re not the only one. While lower-back pain might get all the fame (80 percent of people will suffer from it at some point), research also suggests that one in five women complain about aches farther up the spine. And experts are seeing this trend come to life in their offices. “Overall, I’ve noticed an

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