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!
Hutter Chiropractic Office talks nutrition whenever the opportunity rises. A good Groton nutritional foundation as a youth quite
possibly leads to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what prevents 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) Hutter Chiropractic Office 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. 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%) have more 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, 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
RISKS FOR Groton 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) 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 TO DO
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
Hutter Chiropractic Office today!