Breast size, bra fit and thoracic pain in young women: a correlational study

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Wood, Katherine, Cameron, Melainie and Fitzgerald, Kylie (2008) Breast size, bra fit and thoracic pain in young women: a correlational study. Chiropractic and Osteopathy, 16 (1). ISSN 1746-1340

Abstract

A single sample study was undertaken to determine the strength and direction of correlations between: a) breast size and thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain; b) bra fit and thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain and; c) breast size and bra fit, in thirty nulliparous women (18–26 years), with thoracic spine or posterior chest wall pain, who wore bras during daytime.

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/4055
Official URL http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1746-1340-16-1
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1116 Medical Physiology
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Keywords ResPubID16514. Breast size, bra fit, thoracic pain, thorax, young women, thoracic spine, posterior chest wall pain, nulliparous women, bras, menstrual cycle, menstruation, hormonal change, hormones
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