Kids and nutrition. Augusta kids don’t think about it. Augusta parents don’t always think about it. But Augusta nutrition is important in Augusta kids’ spinal development and growth and Augusta chiropractic care. Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone development which your Augusta chiropractor thinks about! Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic shares nutrition whenever the opportunity presents itself. A good Augusta nutritional foundation as a youth potentially leads to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps Augusta young people and their Augusta parents from thinking about their nutritional status? Expectedly the same things that hold young adults back - belief their diet is correct, no symptomatology, and confusion over nutrient sources. (1) Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic 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. 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 recount cervical spine pain. 18% report 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, Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic notices that Augusta kids with spine pain share some risk factors for Augusta back pain and neck pain.
RISKS FOR Augusta 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) 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) Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic assesses Augusta back pain kids and adults to test for risks and create a treatment plan to prevent them from turning out to be painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What is a parent to do? Care for the kids and their Augusta spines. Check with your Augusta chiropractic physician. Set 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 Augusta chiropractic visit at Lombardy Chiropractic Clinic today!