Southern New Hampshire Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

August 29, 2017

It’s back to school time again in Southern New Hampshire! And so are the backpacks. There is always a discussion about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There is always discussion about how the kids are to get all their stuff required for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?! Not likely! New Hampshire Spine and Sport understands and is here for those Southern New Hampshire school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Southern New Hampshire back pain. New Hampshire Spine and Sport has a way to relieve Southern New Hampshire back pain!

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

The influence of Southern New Hampshire backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There is a higher occurrence of Southern New Hampshire low back pain when carting 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 greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study said they have back pain. Girls who carried backpacks expressed 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 carry the backpacks, the more back pain they experience. 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) New Hampshire Spine and Sport 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 Southern New Hampshire Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these various issues may well have a part in back pain experienced by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care helps ease the back pain and help figure out what is causing it and how to prevent it.

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Schedule a Southern New Hampshire chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. Southern New Hampshire back pain relief is possible at New Hampshire Spine and Sport with Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care!