Buffalo, NY Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in Buffalo, NY: back to school! And so are the backpacks. There’s always a mild debate about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There is always discussion 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! Ban homework?! Not likely! The Novelli Wellness Center understands and is here for those Buffalo, NY school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and get an unexpected bout of Buffalo, NY back pain. The Novelli Wellness Center has a way to relieve Buffalo, NY back pain!

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

The influence of Buffalo, NY backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is genuine. There’s a higher occurrence of Buffalo, NY low back pain when taking backpacks likely 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. The way they carry the backpack is pointed to as being a factor. (2) Another study done in Italy reported that more than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study reported 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 because they carry more stuff than boys? No. It seems that the longer they carry the backpacks, the more back pain they have. This may be thanks 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 Novelli 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 Buffalo, NY Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these various issues may well have a part in back pain felt by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Buffalo, NY chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit The Novelli Wellness Center 

Schedule a Buffalo, NY chiropractic appointment today to discuss back pain and backppack carrying. Buffalo, NY back pain relief is promising at The Novelli Wellness Center with Buffalo, NY chiropractic care!

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