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St. Francisville Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

Kids and nutrition. St. Francisville kids don’t think about it. St. Francisville parents don’t always think about it. But St. Francisville nutrition is critical in St. Francisville kids’ spinal development and growth and St. Francisville chiropractic care. Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone development which your St. Francisville chiropractor thinks about! Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville talks nutrition whenever the opportunity presents itself. A good St. Francisville nutritional foundation as a youth quite possibly leads to a healthier spinal life.

WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?

So what prevents St. Francisville young people and their St. Francisville 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) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville knows that a life experience gets attention.

WAKE-UP CALLS

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 say that they had 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 describe, Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville sees that St. Francisville kids with spine pain have some things in common that put them at risk for St. Francisville back pain and neck pain.

RISKS FOR St. Francisville 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. These moderate and severe pain schoolchildren had higher body mass indices, waist, hip and waist-to-hip ratios. (2) Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville evaluates St. Francisville back pain kids and adults to examine for risks and create a treatment plan to prevent them from becoming painful realities.

WHAT TO DO 

What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and their St. Francisville spines. Check with your St. Francisville chiropractic physician. Establish a treatment plan that inspires them to be more physical, eat more nutritiously, take supplements as needed, and be treated with spinal manipulation.It’s helpful!

Schedule a St. Francisville chiropractic visit at Family & Sports Chiropractic of St. Francisville today!

 
 
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