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Carrolltown Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Carrolltown: back to school! And so are the backpacks. There is always a mild debate about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There is always talk 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! Ban homework?! Not likely! Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation understands and is here for those Carrolltown school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Carrolltown back pain. Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation has a way to relieve Carrolltown back pain!

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

The influence of Carrolltown backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is genuine. There’s a higher occurrence of Carrolltown low back pain when carrying backpacks likely 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 documented 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 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 have. This may be due to anatomical, physiological and/or environmental differences between boys and girls. That makes another great topic for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation 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 Carrolltown 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 felt by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Carrolltown chiropractic care helps ease the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation 

Schedule a Carrolltown chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Carrolltown back pain relief is promising at Gormish Chiropractic & Rehabilitation with Carrolltown chiropractic care!

 
 
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