Sandy Springs Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in Sandy Springs! And so are the backpacks. There is always a mild debate about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are 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’s a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Cross Chiropractic Center understands and is here for those Sandy Springs school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Sandy Springs back pain. Cross Chiropractic Center has a way to relieve Sandy Springs back pain!

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

The influence of Sandy Springs backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is real. There’s a higher occurrence of Sandy Springs 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. 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 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 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) Cross Chiropractic 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 Sandy Springs 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 felt by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. Sandy Springs chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit Cross Chiropractic Center 

Schedule a Sandy Springs chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. Sandy Springs back pain relief is promising at Cross Chiropractic Center with Sandy Springs chiropractic care!

 
 
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