Kids and nutrition. Manchester
kids don’t think about it. Manchester parents don’t always think about
it. But Manchester nutrition is critical in Manchester
kids’ spinal development and growth and Manchester chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone
development which your Manchester chiropractor thinks about!
Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries talks nutrition whenever the opportunity arises. A good Manchester nutritional foundation as a youth potentially leads to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps Manchester young people
and their Manchester 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) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries knows that a life experience
When do young people consider their
nutritional status? At the same time it would garner 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% tell of low back pain. Older
adolescents (24.4%) have more cervical spine pain
than younger ones (11.9%). Older
adolescents (25.1%) experience more lumbar spine pain than
younger ones (12.4%), too. (3) More girls than boys report back pain. (4) As
researchers share, Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries notes that
Manchester kids with spine pain share some risk factors for Manchester back pain and
RISKS FOR Manchester 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) Inactive adolescents have more cervical and lumbar spine pain than
active kids. (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) Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries assesses Manchester
back pain kids and adults to examine for risks and create
a treatment plan to avert them from becoming painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What is a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their Manchester spines. Check with your
Manchester chiropractic physician. Set a treatment plan that motivates
them to be more active, eat more healthily,
take supplements as necessary, and be treated with spinal manipulation. It helps!
Schedule a Manchester chiropractic visit at
Manchester Chiropractic & Sports Injuries today!