Ottawa Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s back to school time again in Ottawa! And so are the backpacks. There is always a discussion 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 needed for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?! Not likely! The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider understands and is here for those Ottawa school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Ottawa back pain. The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider has a treatment plan to relieve Ottawa back pain!

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

The influence of Ottawa backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is genuine. There’s a higher occurrence of Ottawa low back pain when carrying backpacks probably because of the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study documents 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 reported back pain. Girls who carried 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 is more likely that the longer they cart the backpacks around, 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 subject for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider 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 Ottawa 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 part in back pain felt by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. Ottawa chiropractic care helps relieve the back pain and help figure out what’s causing it and how to prevent it.

Visit The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider 

Schedule a Ottawa chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Ottawa back pain relief is promising at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider with Ottawa chiropractic care!

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