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Why do women have a breast reduction?

Posted by Dr Jamie Burt on 11 May 2015

The commonest  reasons women have  a breast reduction ae listed below:

Neck pain                                                                 88%
Back pain                                                                 82%
Shoulder pain, strap marks                                      88%
Headaches                                                               64%
Poor posture                                                             86%
Rashes, infections under breasts                             47%
Inability to exercise ,exercise intolerance                 80%
Humiliation work, socially, buying clothes, exercising, attending commitments with children  88%

As you can see all women who elect to have a breast reduction are motivated by physical symptoms.



Dr Jamie BurtAuthor: Dr Jamie Burt
About: Dr Jamie Burt was born and educated in Melbourne, attending the University of Melbourne and graduating with MBBS in 1998. He is a member of the Senior Medical Staff at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, and was Head of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute until 2004. Known for his respectful, informative, and caring approach, Jamie has been caring for women with breast reduction concerns for over 15 years. During this time, one moment stands out as defining what he aims to achieve with The Breast Reduction Clinic.
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