Adolescent Back Pain
Back pain in adolescents is a rising epidemic. While back pain in children under the age of 10 may suggest a more serious problem, back pain in this adolescent age group are typically less serious and resolve without treatment.
Up to 50% will experience back pain prior to the age of 20.
Common Sources of Back Pain in Children:
- Overuse/Muscle Strains
- Stress Fractures (Spondylolysis)
- Scheuermann's Kyphosis
- Herniated Disc