Kids and nutrition. Tarrytown
kids don’t think about it. Tarrytown parents don’t always think about
it. But Tarrytown nutrition is important in Tarrytown
kids’ spinal development and growth and Tarrytown chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also encourages good spine and bone
development which your Tarrytown chiropractor thinks about!
Tarrytown Chiropractic talks nutrition whenever the opportunity arises. A good Tarrytown nutritional foundation as a youth potentially leads to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps Tarrytown young people
and their Tarrytown parents from thinking about their nutritional
status? Likely the same things that hold young adults back - belief
their diet is correct, no symptomatology, and confusion over nutrient sources. (1) Tarrytown Chiropractic knows that a life experience
When do young people think about 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 report at least one
episode of low back pain. (2) 17.4% of students recount
cervical spine pain. 18% tell of 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, Tarrytown Chiropractic notices that
Tarrytown kids with spine pain share some risk factors for Tarrytown back pain and
RISKS FOR Tarrytown 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) Tarrytown Chiropractic assesses Tarrytown
back pain kids and adults to test for risks and set
a treatment plan to thwart them from developing
into painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their Tarrytown spines. Consult your
Tarrytown chiropractic physician. Establish 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 Tarrytown chiropractic visit at
Tarrytown Chiropractic today!