Most of the time back pain is contributed to old age. Youth tends to be more flexible and bounce back from pain faster than their elder counterparts. However, new research is showing that one out of every three adolescents complain of lower back pain. How can this be?
While scientists are still searching for answers, there are a few plausible theories. With the rise of the digital age, many youngsters have become more sedentary; playing video games or sitting with a laptop rather than being mobile. Smart phones and tablets can also contribute to back pain since many bend their necks or slouch in their position to read or text, causing their posture to suffer. For a full article on this issue, click here:: About 1 in 3 Adolescents Report Back Pain