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Burlington and Hamilton Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Burlington and Hamilton: back to school! And out come the backpacks. There is always a discussion 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 back and forth from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Spinal Care Clinic understands and is here for those Burlington and Hamilton school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Burlington and Hamilton back pain. Spinal Care Clinic has a way to relieve Burlington and Hamilton back pain!

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

The influence of Burlington and Hamilton backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There is a higher occurrence of Burlington and Hamilton low back pain when carting backpacks likely 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 reported that more than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported back pain. Girls who carried 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 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 topic for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Spinal Care 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 Burlington and Hamilton Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these various issues may well play a role in back pain experienced by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care helps ease the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Spinal Care Clinic 

Schedule a Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Burlington and Hamilton back pain relief is promising at Spinal Care Clinic with Burlington and Hamilton chiropractic care!

 
 
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