Fort Wayne Back Packs and Back Pain: A Chiropractic Topic08/29/2017It’s that time of year again in Fort Wayne: back to school! And out come the backpacks. There’s always a discussion about the influence of backpacks on back pain in young people. There is always talk about how the kids are to get all their stuff necessary for homework back and forth from home if not in a backpack. There is a quandary for you! No more homework, maybe?! Not likely! Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc understands and is here for those Fort Wayne school kids (and older folks) who use backpacks and find themselves experiencing Fort Wayne back pain. Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc has a treatment plan to relieve Fort Wayne back pain!How Much Back Pain Do Kids Get? Boys Vs. Girls. The influence of Fort Wayne backpacks on young people’s back pain occurrence is genuine. There’s a higher occurrence of Fort Wayne low back pain when carting backpacks probably due to the increased forces in the spinal discs. (1) One Brazilian study reports 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 documented that more 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 since25 they carry more stuff than boys? No. It is more likely that the longer they carry the backpacks, 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 topic for the next backpack/back pain study! (3) Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc 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 Fort Wayne 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 experienced by adolescents who carry book bags or backpacks. Fort Wayne chiropractic care may help relieve the back pain and help determine the influencing factors and means for back pain prevention.Visit Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc Schedule a Fort Wayne chiropractic appointment today to talk about back pain and backppack carrying. Fort Wayne back pain relief is possible at Cox Chiropractic Medicine Inc with Fort Wayne chiropractic care! « View All Featured Articles"This information and website content is not intended to diagnose, guarantee results, or recommend specific treatment or activity. It is designed to educate and inform only. Please consult your physician for a thorough examination leading to a diagnosis and well-planned treatment strategy. See more details on the DISCLAIMER page. Content is reviewed by Dr. James M. Cox I."