Kids and nutrition. Chicago
kids don’t think about it. Chicago parents don’t always think about
it. But Chicago nutrition is critical in Chicago
kids’ spinal development and growth and Chicago chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also boosts good spine and bone
development which your Chicago chiropractor thinks about!
Chiropractic Care shares nutrition whenever the opportunity rises. A good Chicago nutritional foundation as a youth quite
possibly contributes to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what prevents Chicago young people
and their Chicago parents from thinking about their nutritional
status? Expectedly the same things that hold young adults back - belief
their diet is correct, no symptomatology, and misperception
of nutrient sources. (1) Chiropractic Care 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. Amazingly, 71% of
schoolchildren aged 12-17 years report at least one
episode of low back pain. (2) 17.4% of students report
cervical spine pain. 18% state low back pain. Older
adolescents (24.4%) are affected more by cervical spine pain
than younger ones (11.9%). Older
adolescents (25.1%) suffer more lumbar spine pain than
younger ones (12.4%), too. (3) More girls than boys report back pain. (4) As
researchers describe, Chiropractic Care notes that
Chicago kids with spine pain have some things in common that put
them at risk for Chicago back pain and
RISKS FOR Chicago BACK PAIN
What puts kids at risk of spine pain? Lots of factors
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. These moderate and severe
pain schoolchildren had higher body mass indices, waist, hip and
waist-to-hip ratios. (2) Chiropractic Care evaluates Chicago
back pain kids and adults to check for risks and create
a treatment plan to prevent them from developing
into painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their Chicago spines. Consult your
Chicago chiropractic physician. Establish a treatment plan that motivates
them to be more active, eat more healthily,
take supplements as needed, and be treated with spinal manipulation. It helps!
Schedule a Chicago chiropractic visit at
Chiropractic Care today!