Paramus Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Paramus: back to school! And so are the backpacks. There’s always a mild debate about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There is always talk 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! Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center understands and is here for those Paramus school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Paramus back pain. Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center has a way to relieve Paramus back pain!

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

The influence of Paramus backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is genuine. There is a higher occurrence of Paramus low back pain when taking backpacks likely due to 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 due to anatomical, physiological and/or environmental differences between boys and girls. That makes another great topic for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation 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 Paramus Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these different issues may well have a role in back pain experienced by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Paramus chiropractic care may help ease the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center 

Schedule a Paramus chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. Paramus back pain relief is possible at Paramus Medical & Sports Rehabilitation Center with Paramus chiropractic care!

 
 
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