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Ashburn Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Ashburn: back to school! And so are the backpacks. There’s always a discussion about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There’s always mild debate about how the kids are to get all their stuff required for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn understands and is here for those Ashburn school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Ashburn back pain. Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn has a way to relieve Ashburn back pain!

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

The influence of Ashburn backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is real. There is a higher occurrence of Ashburn low back pain when taking backpacks likely 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 greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported back pain. Girls who used backpacks stated that 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 because 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 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) Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn 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 Ashburn 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 use book bags or backpacks. Ashburn chiropractic care may help ease the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn 

Schedule a Ashburn chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. Ashburn back pain relief is promising at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn with Ashburn chiropractic care!

 
 
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