It’s back to school time again in Toronto! 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 is always talk about
how the kids are to get all their stuff required for
homework back and forth from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?!
Not likely! Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre understands and is here for those Toronto school kids (and
older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Toronto back pain.
Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre has a treatment plan to relieve Toronto back
How Much Back Pain Do Kids Get? Boys Vs. Girls.
The influence of Toronto backpacks on young
people’s back pain occurrence is real. There’s a higher occurrence of Toronto low back pain when carting
backpacks probably 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 documented
that more than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one
study said they have back pain. Girls who used
backpacks stated that 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 since25
they carry more stuff than boys? No. It is 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) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre 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 Toronto Back Pain
Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time
carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these different
issues may well play a role in back pain felt
by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Toronto chiropractic
care may help ease the back pain and help figure
out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.
Visit Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre
Schedule a Toronto chiropractic appointment today
to talk about back pain and backppack carrying.
Toronto back pain relief is promising at
Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre with Toronto chiropractic care!
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