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Preston Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

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.


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 draws attention.


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 neck 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’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!

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