Kids and nutrition. Preston
kids don’t think about it. Preston parents don’t always think about
it. But Preston nutrition is important in Preston
kids’ spinal development and growth and Preston chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also boosts good spine and bone
development which your Preston chiropractor thinks about!
Chiropractic Associates talks nutrition whenever the opportunity rises. A good Preston nutritional foundation as a youth quite
possibly contributes to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what prevents Preston young people
and their Preston parents from thinking about their nutritional
status? Likely the same things that hold young adults back - belief
their diet is appropriate, no symptomatology, and confusion over nutrient sources. (1) Chiropractic Associates knows that a life experience
When do young people consider their
nutritional status? At the same time it would get the attention of
an adult - when there is pain. Incredibly, 71% of
schoolchildren aged 12-17 years say that they had at least one
episode of low back pain. (2) 17.4% of students describe
cervical spine pain. 18% report low back pain. Older
adolescents (24.4%) have more cervical spine pain
than younger ones (11.9%). Older
adolescents (25.1%) feel more lumbar spine pain than
younger ones (12.4%), too. (3) More girls than boys report back pain. (4) As
researchers share, Chiropractic Associates notes that
Preston kids with spine pain share some risk factors for Preston back pain and
RISKS FOR Preston BACK PAIN
What puts kids at risk of spine pain? Lots of things
like limited sun exposure, inadequate vitamin d diets, adiposity, lower
physical activity, sedentary lifestyles, vitamin 25 (oh) d deficiency, and lower
levels of calcium, creatine kinase, and lactic dehydrogenase. (2) Being
inactive increases the odds of having neck and back pain in
adolescents. (3) In an 8-month study period, 52.2% of schoolchildren had
low back pain. 34% had moderate and 18% had severe back pain. More girls (36%) than boys (24%) report back
pain. Schoolchildren with moderate and severe pain had higher body mass indices, waist, hip and
waist-to-hip ratios. (2) Chiropractic Associates evaluates Preston
back pain kids and adults to check for risks and set
a treatment plan to avert them from turning out to be painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their Preston spines. Check with your
Preston chiropractic physician. Set a treatment plan that inspires
them to be more physical, eat more healthily,
take supplements as necessary, and be treated with spinal manipulation. It helps!
Schedule a Preston chiropractic visit at
Chiropractic Associates today!