Groton Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

Kids and nutrition. Groton kids don’t think about it. Groton parents don’t always think about it. But Groton nutrition is important in Groton kids’ spinal development and growth and Groton chiropractic care. Good nutrition also boosts good spine and bone development which your Groton chiropractor thinks about! Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office shares nutrition whenever the opportunity rises. A good Groton nutritional foundation as a youth quite possibly leads to a healthier spinal life.


So what keeps Groton young people and their Groton 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) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office knows that a life experience gets awareness.


When do young people consider their nutritional status? At the same time it would garner 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 describe 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 share, Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office notes that Groton kids with spine pain have some things in common that put them at risk for Groton 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) Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office assesses Groton back pain kids and adults to examine for risks and set a treatment plan to thwart them from turning out to be painful realities.


What is a parent to do? Care for the kids and their Groton spines. Check with your Groton chiropractic physician. Set a treatment plan that motivates them to be more physical, eat more healthily, take supplements as necessary, and be treated with spinal manipulation. It helps!

Schedule a Groton chiropractic visit at Shoreline Medical Services/ Hutter Chiropractic Office today!

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