Breast reduction surgery results in a significant improvement in upper back and neck pain, shoulder pain, headaches, and lower back pain.
Medical studies have consistently shown that most women benefit from breast reduction surgery to relieve back and neck pain. In one study alone, 74% of women reported an elimination of back and neck pain compared to 21% of patients who did not receive surgery. The basic premise of breast reduction surgery related to back pain relief is that removing 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) or more of breast tissue will have a substantial reduction of biomechanical load on the spine.
Here we present more in depth information about breast reduction surgery.
Back Pain Relief: Breast Reduction Videos
Dr. David J. Levens, a practicing plastic, cosmetic and reconstructive surgereon in Coral Springs, FL discusses important aspects of breast reductions surgery.
Large breasts can cause back pain, pull at the neck and arms, and be out of proportion with the body. Learn about breast reduction surgery from an accomplished plastic surgeon in this free cosmetic surgery video.
Breast reduction surgery can cost from $6000 to $12000 on average, depending on geographical location. Learn about breast reduction costs from an accomplished plastic surgeon in this free cosmetic surgery video.
Some surgeons use tape and silicon after breast reductions to aid healing. Learn about breast reduction recovery from an accomplished plastic surgeon in this free cosmetic surgery video.
Scarring is the central breast reduction concern and complication. Learn about breast reduction complications from an accomplished plastic surgeon in this free cosmetic surgery video.
Breast reduction surgeons minimize scarring with small sutures, Mederma extract, and topical creams. Learn about breast reduction scarring from an accomplished plastic surgeon in this free cosmetic surgery video.
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