Vancouver Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in Vancouver! And so are the backpacks. There’s always a mild debate about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There’s always talk 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! Ban homework?! Not likely! Vancouver Spine Care Centre understands and is here for those Vancouver school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Vancouver back pain. Vancouver Spine Care Centre has a way to relieve Vancouver back pain!

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

The influence of Vancouver backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There is a higher occurrence of Vancouver 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. The way they carry the backpack is pointed to as being a factor. (2) Another study done in Italy reported 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 since25 they carry more stuff than boys? No. It seems that the longer they cart the backpacks around, 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) Vancouver Spine Care Centre 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 Vancouver 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 role in back pain experienced by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Vancouver chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Vancouver Spine Care Centre 

Schedule a Vancouver chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Vancouver back pain relief is promising at Vancouver Spine Care Centre with Vancouver chiropractic care!

 
 
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