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Manahawkin Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Manahawkin: back to school! 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 necessary for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Manahawkin Chiropractic Center understands and is here for those Manahawkin school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Manahawkin back pain. Manahawkin Chiropractic Center has a treatment plan to relieve Manahawkin back pain!

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

The influence of Manahawkin backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There is a higher occurrence of Manahawkin low back pain when carting 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. 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 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 because 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) Manahawkin Chiropractic 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 Manahawkin 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 role in back pain experienced by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. Manahawkin 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 Manahawkin chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. Manahawkin back pain relief is possible at Manahawkin Chiropractic Center with Manahawkin chiropractic care!

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