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Brooks Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in Brooks! And so are the backpacks. There’s always a mild debate about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There’s always discussion about how the kids are to get all their stuff necessary for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Soft Health and Healing Clinic understands and is here for those Brooks school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Brooks back pain. Soft Health and Healing Clinic has a treatment plan to relieve Brooks back pain!

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

The influence of Brooks backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There’s a higher occurrence of Brooks low back pain when carting backpacks probably due to the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study reports 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 reported that more than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported back pain. Girls who used backpacks voiced 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 since25 they carry more stuff than boys? No. It is more likely that the longer they cart the backpacks around, the more back pain they have. 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) Soft Health and Healing Clinic 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 Brooks 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. Brooks chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit Soft Health and Healing Clinic 

Schedule a Brooks chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Brooks back pain relief is possible at Soft Health and Healing Clinic with Brooks chiropractic care!

 
 
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