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Toronto Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

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 is 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 find themselves experiencing Toronto back pain. Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre has a treatment plan to relieve Toronto back pain!

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 determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

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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