Pensacola Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Pensacola: back to school! And out come the backpacks. There’s always a discussion about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There is always talk about how the kids are to get all their stuff required for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?! Not likely! Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center understands and is here for those Pensacola school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Pensacola back pain. Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center has a way to relieve Pensacola back pain!

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

The influence of Pensacola backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There is a higher occurrence of Pensacola low back pain when carting backpacks likely due to the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study documents that 55.7% of 5th to 8th graders report back pain. The way they carry the backpack is pointed to as being a factor. (2) Another study done in Italy documented that greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported back pain. Girls who used backpacks expressed having more severe pain and more frequent back pain than boys. (3) Is this type of statistic about girls having more intense back pain and more frequent back pain because they carry more stuff than boys? No. It seems that the longer they cart the backpacks around, the more back pain they experience. This may be due to anatomical, physiological and/or environmental differences between boys and girls. That makes another great subject for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Pensacola Spinal Rehab 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 Pensacola Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these various issues may well have a part in back pain experienced by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. Pensacola chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help figure out what is causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center 

Schedule a Pensacola chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Pensacola back pain relief is promising at Pensacola Spinal Rehab Center with Pensacola chiropractic care!

 
 
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