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Baton Rouge Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

August 29, 2017

It’s back to school time again in Baton Rouge! And so are the backpacks. There is always a discussion about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There’s always mild debate 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! Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers 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. Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers 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 genuine. There is a higher occurrence of Baton Rouge 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 documented that more than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported back pain. Girls who used backpacks voiced 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) Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers 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 have a role in back pain felt by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Baton Rouge chiropractic care helps relieve the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers 

Schedule a Baton Rouge chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. Baton Rouge back pain relief is promising at Medical Spine and Sports Injury and Rehab Centers with Baton Rouge chiropractic care!