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Watertown Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in Watertown! And out come the backpacks. There is always a mild debate about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There’s always discussion 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! Watertown Wellness Center understands and is here for those Watertown school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Watertown back pain. Watertown Wellness Center has a way to relieve Watertown back pain!

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

The influence of Watertown backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is genuine. There’s a higher occurrence of Watertown low back pain when carrying 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. 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 expressed 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’s 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) Watertown Wellness Center 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 Watertown 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 experienced by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Watertown chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

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Schedule a Watertown chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Watertown back pain relief is possible at Watertown Wellness Center with Watertown chiropractic care!

 
 
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