Is Your Child’s Backpack Hurting Them – Maybe!
Backpack Misuse Leads to Chronic Back Pain, Doctors of Chiropractic Say Source: American Chiropractic Association Back pain is pervasive among American adults, but a new and disturbing trend is emerging. Young children are suffering from back pain much earlier than previous generations, and the use of overweight backpacks is a contributing factor, according to the… Read more »Read More
Forward Head Syndrome
The human head weighs between 8-10 pounds. In a neutral posture position the head feels as if it weighs nothing because the body is perfectly balanced. But for every one inch the head moves forward, away from the neutral balanced posture, the head feels as if it’s weight has doubled. This is to the effects… Read more »Read More
Back Pain Facts & Statistics
Although chiropractors care for more than just back pain, many patients visit chiropractors looking for relief from this pervasive condition. In fact, 31 million Americans experience low-back pain at any given time.1 A few interesting facts about back pain: One-half of all working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year.2 Back pain is… Read more »Read More