Backbones Young & Old
How many people complain
of back pain as they get older? Seems like everyone
doesn’t it? Actually, 90% of all Americans will suffer
back pain at some point. According to the Department of
Health and Human Services it is the 2nd
leading cause of doctor’s visits.
Now, we know that ALL
kids fall down as they are learning to walk, run, ride a
bike, play on the monkey bars, or most other activities.
They have sports injuries and we get told- “Kids just bounce
Then there is the 1st car
crash, but it's ok, it was only a little fender bender.
Next, we ship the kids
off to school and ask them to sit at a desk and hunch
over books for 7 hours a day. They get older and the
studies become more intense (and time consuming). Then,
after schooling (college, too) many get jobs where they
have to sit for 8 hours a day.
Take the static
positioning for many years, add some injuries and a lack
of exercise, throw in the Standard American Diet (SAD)
and you have problems. But we have all been told that
back problems are “a normal part of aging.” It seems
like the age of the injury rather than the age of the
body is the most significant factor.
professional care and support, let Backbone
family, friends and co-workers. We care for all spines
of ALL AGES.