It’s that time of year again in Groton: back
to school! And so
are the backpacks. There is always a mild debate
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 needed for
homework back and forth from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?!
Not likely! Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office understands and is here for those Groton school kids (and
older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Groton
Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office has a way to relieve Groton back
How Much Back Pain Do Kids Get? Boys Vs. Girls.
The influence of Groton backpacks on young
people’s back pain occurrence is genuine. There
is a higher occurrence of Groton low back pain when carting
backpacks likely 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. An influencing factor is likely the
way the back pack is carried. (2) Another study done in Italy showed
that greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one
study said they have back pain. Girls who used
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 because
they carry more stuff than boys? No. It seems
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 topic for the next backpack/back
pain study! (3) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office 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 Groton 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. Groton chiropractic
care may help ease the back pain and help figure
out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.
Visit Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office
Schedule a Groton chiropractic appointment today
to talk about back pain and backppack carrying.
Groton back pain relief is promising at
Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office with Groton chiropractic care!
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