Baton Rouge Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in Baton Rouge ! And so are the backpacks. There’s always a discussion 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 to and from from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Spine & Sports Rehab Center understands and is here for those Baton Rouge school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Baton Rouge back pain. Spine & Sports Rehab Center has a way to relieve Baton Rouge back pain!

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

The influence of Baton Rouge backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There’s a higher occurrence of Baton Rouge low back pain when taking backpacks probably because of the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study reports 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 documented that greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported back pain. Girls who carried backpacks stated that 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 is more likely that the longer they carry the backpacks, the more back pain they have. This may be thanks to anatomical, physiological and/or environmental differences between boys and girls. That makes another great subject for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Spine & Sports Rehab 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 Baton Rouge 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 part in back pain felt by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Baton Rouge chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit Spine & Sports Rehab Center 

Schedule a Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Baton Rouge back pain relief is promising at Spine & Sports Rehab Center with Baton Rouge chiropractic care!

 
 
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