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New Roads Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in New Roads: back to school! And so are the backpacks. There is always a discussion about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There’s always talk about how the kids are to get all their stuff necessary for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! New Roads Chiropractic Center understands and is here for those New Roads school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of New Roads back pain. New Roads Chiropractic Center has a treatment plan to relieve New Roads back pain!

How Much Back Pain Do Kids Get? Boys Vs. Girls. 

The influence of New Roads backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is real. There’s a higher occurrence of New Roads low back pain when taking backpacks likely because of the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study documents that 55.7% of 5th to 8th graders report back pain. An influencing factor is likely the way the back pack is carried. (2) Another study done in Italy documented that greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study said they have back pain. Girls who used backpacks expressed having more severe pain and more frequent back pain than boys. (3) Is this skewed statistic about girls having more intense back pain and more frequent back pain because they carry more stuff than boys? No. It is more likely that the longer they carry the backpacks, the more back pain they have. This may be thanks to anatomical, physiological and/or environmental differences between boys and girls. That makes another great subject for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) New Roads Chiropractic Center treats adolescents with back pain be it due to backpack carrying or other causes with gentle, effective chiropractic care incorporating Cox Technic.

Relief for Backpack New Roads Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these different issues may well play a role in back pain felt by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. New Roads chiropractic care helps relieve the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

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Schedule a New Roads chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. New Roads back pain relief is promising at New Roads Chiropractic Center with New Roads chiropractic care!

 
 
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