Is your bra being a pain in the neck? – Petoskey News-Review

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If you are like most women, then wearing a bra can be a pain. But, how much of that is more than just discomfort? Did you know that your bra can actually be a pain in the neck? Well, to learn more about your bra and the pain that it can cause you want to check out more in this article.

Key Takeaways:

  • Oftentimes during the examination of the neck and shoulders, I see large divots in the skin, directly underneath the straps, indicating that bra-fit is likely not ideal fort he patient.
  • Most women are wearing a cup that is too small and a band that is too loose. Most support comes from the band, so if it’s not snug, support is lacking.
  • A person should be re-fit every 18 months to two years, or when they gain or lose 25 to 30 pounds.

“When I treat women over 35 for neck, shoulder, or upper back pain, I often ask about when they were last professionally fit for a bra.”