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Are Sedentary Behaviors Causing Pain in our Kids?

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Nov 29, 2016

Pain among kids may be more common than you think. In fact, research shows that between 20-35% of children worldwide are currently experiencing chronic pain.[1] And, often, this chronic pain doesn't stop in childhood, but continues on to adulthood. But preventing this lifelong pain may be as simple as figuring out the factors that are contributing to it. A new study in the Journal of Pain[2] explored what these factors might be, hinting that childhood lifestyle habits may play a large role in the development of pain.

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Topics: Blog, Chronic Pain, Headaches, Kids