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Vancouver Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Vancouver: back to school! And out come 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 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! Vancouver Disc Centers understands and is here for those Vancouver school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Vancouver back pain. Vancouver Disc Centers has a way to relieve Vancouver back pain!

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

The influence of Vancouver backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is real. There is a higher occurrence of Vancouver low back pain when carting 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. An influencing factor is likely the way the back pack is carried. (2) Another study done in Italy showed that more 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 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 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) Vancouver Disc 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 Vancouver 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. Vancouver chiropractic care helps ease the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Vancouver Disc Centers 

Schedule a Vancouver chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Vancouver back pain relief is promising at Vancouver Disc Centers with Vancouver chiropractic care!

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