Manchester Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Manchester: back to school! And out come the backpacks. There’s always a discussion about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There is 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! Ban homework?! Not likely! Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries understands and is here for those Manchester school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Manchester back pain. Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries has a way to relieve Manchester back pain!

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

The influence of Manchester backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is genuine. There is a higher occurrence of Manchester low back pain when taking backpacks probably 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. An influencing factor is likely the way the back pack is carried. (2) Another study done in Italy reported that greater 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’s more likely that the longer they carry the backpacks, 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) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries 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 Manchester 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 carry book bags or backpacks. Manchester chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help figure out what is causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries 

Schedule a Manchester chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Manchester back pain relief is promising at Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries with Manchester chiropractic care!

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