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La Grande Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic

It’s that time of year again in La Grande: back to school! And out come the backpacks. There is always a mild debate about just how harmful (or not!) back packs are back pain in young people. There’s always mild debate about how the kids are to get all their stuff necessary for homework back and forth from home if not in a backpack. There’s a quandary for you! Ban homework?! Not likely! Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC understands and is here for those La Grande school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing La Grande back pain. Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC has a treatment plan to relieve La Grande back pain!

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

The influence of La Grande backpacks on young people’s back pain incidence is genuine. There’s a higher occurrence of La Grande low back pain when taking backpacks likely 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 showed that greater than 60% of school kids 6 to 19 years of age in one study said they have back pain. Girls who carried backpacks stated that 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 cart the backpacks around, 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 subject for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC 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 La Grande Back Pain  

Boys/Girls. Heavy backpack/light backpack. Long time carrying the bookbag/short time carrying the bookbag. All these different issues may well have a part in back pain experienced by adolescents who use book bags or backpacks. La Grande chiropractic care helps relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.

Visit Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC 

Schedule a La Grande chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. La Grande back pain relief is promising at Paulette Hugulet, DC, LLC with La Grande chiropractic care!

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