It’s that time of year again in Plymouth: back
to school! And out come the backpacks. There’s always a discussion
about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There’s always mild debate about
how the kids are to get all their stuff needed for
homework back and forth from home if not in a backpack. There
is a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?!
Not likely! Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology understands and is here for those Plymouth school kids (and
older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Plymouth
Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology has a way to relieve Plymouth back
How Much Back Pain Do Kids Get? Boys Vs. Girls.
The influence of Plymouth backpacks on young
people’s back pain incidence is genuine. There
is a higher occurrence of Plymouth low back pain when carrying
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 showed
that more than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one
study said they have back pain. Girls who carried
backpacks stated that 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 because
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 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) Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology 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 Plymouth 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 felt
by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. Plymouth chiropractic
care helps relieve the back pain and help determine the
influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.
Visit Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology
Schedule a Plymouth chiropractic appointment today
to talk about back pain and backppack carrying.
Plymouth back pain relief is possible at
Atiyeh Chiropractic and Functional Neurology with Plymouth chiropractic care!
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