Pflugerville Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in Pflugerville! 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 mild debate 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! Ban homework?! Not likely! Pflugerville Wellness Center understands and is here for those Pflugerville school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Pflugerville back pain. Pflugerville Wellness Center has a treatment plan to relieve Pflugerville back pain!

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

The influence of Pflugerville backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is genuine. There is a higher occurrence of Pflugerville low back pain when carrying backpacks probably because of the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study reports 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 said they have 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’s more likely 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) Pflugerville Wellness 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 Pflugerville Back Pain  

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

Visit Pflugerville Wellness Center 

Schedule a Pflugerville chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Pflugerville back pain relief is promising at Pflugerville Wellness Center with Pflugerville chiropractic care!

 
 
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