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 discussion about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There is always talk about how the kids are to get all their stuff needed for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Moses Chiropractic 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. Moses Chiropractic 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 due to the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study documents 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 greater 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 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 carry the backpacks, the more back pain they have. 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) Moses Chiropractic 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 have a role in back pain experienced by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. West Palm Beach chiropractic care helps ease the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Moses Chiropractic 

Schedule a West Palm Beach chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. West Palm Beach back pain relief is promising at Moses Chiropractic with West Palm Beach chiropractic care!

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