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San Jose Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in San Jose: back to school! And out come the backpacks. There is always a discussion about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There’s always discussion about how the kids are to get all their stuff needed for homework to and from from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! McMurray Chiropractic Solutions understands and is here for those San Jose school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing San Jose back pain. McMurray Chiropractic Solutions has a treatment plan to relieve San Jose back pain!

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

The influence of San Jose backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is real. There’s a higher occurrence of San Jose low back pain when carrying backpacks likely because of the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study shows 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 reported that greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study said they have back pain. Girls who used backpacks voiced 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 because they carry more stuff than boys? No. It is more likely 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 topic for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) McMurray Chiropractic Solutions 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 San Jose 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. San Jose chiropractic care helps ease the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit McMurray Chiropractic Solutions 

Schedule a San Jose chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. San Jose back pain relief is possible at McMurray Chiropractic Solutions with San Jose chiropractic care!

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