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St. Francisville Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in St. Francisville! And out come the backpacks. There’s 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 to and from from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?! Not likely! Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville understands and is here for those St. Francisville school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of St. Francisville back pain. Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville has a way to relieve St. Francisville back pain!

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

The influence of St. Francisville backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is real. There’s a higher occurrence of St. Francisville low back pain when carting backpacks probably due to the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study shows 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 reported that greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported back pain. Girls who used backpacks stated that 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 is more likely that the longer they carry the backpacks, 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) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville 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 St. Francisville Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these different issues may well have a role in back pain felt by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. St. Francisville chiropractic care helps ease the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville 

Schedule a St. Francisville chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. St. Francisville back pain relief is possible at Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville with St. Francisville chiropractic care!

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