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West Palm Beach Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in West Palm Beach: back to school! And out come the backpacks. There is always a mild debate about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There’s always discussion about how the kids are to get all their stuff necessary for homework back and forth from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?! Not likely! Chiropractic Care understands and is here for those West Palm Beach school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of West Palm Beach back pain. Chiropractic Care has a way to relieve West Palm Beach back pain!

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

The influence of West Palm Beach backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is genuine. There’s a higher occurrence of West Palm Beach low back pain when carting backpacks probably because of the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study shows 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 showed that more 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 since25 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 thanks to anatomical, physiological and/or environmental differences between boys and girls. That makes another great topic for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Chiropractic Care 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 West Palm Beach 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 part in back pain experienced by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. West Palm Beach chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

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Schedule a West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. West Palm Beach back pain relief is possible at Chiropractic Care with West Palm Beach chiropractic care!

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