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Overview of the relationship between pain and obesity: What do we know? Where do we go next?

E. Amy Janke, PhD, et al.

Many veterans who struggle with being overweight also experience pain. Researchers are beginning to learn more about how being overweight or obese can affect several health conditions, including pain. We reviewed recent research examining the relationship between pain and overweight/obesity to promote understanding of when, why, and how these conditions occur together. Additionally, we suggest ways researchers can better study the problem of weight and pain to help veterans who experience both.


Volume 44 Number 2 2007
Pages 245 — 262


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