Kids and nutrition. Southern New Hampshire kids don’t think about it. Southern New Hampshire parents don’t always think about it. But Southern New Hampshire nutrition is critical in Southern New Hampshire kids’ spinal development and growth and Southern New Hampshire chiropractic care. Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone development which your Southern New Hampshire chiropractor thinks about! New Hampshire Spine and Sport shares nutrition whenever the opportunity presents itself. A good Southern New Hampshire nutritional foundation as a youth quite possibly leads to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps Southern New Hampshire young people and their Southern New Hampshire 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) New Hampshire Spine and Sport knows that a life experience gets notice.
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 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%) suffer more lumbar spine pain than younger ones (12.4%), too. (3) More girls than boys report back pain. (4) As researchers share, New Hampshire Spine and Sport notes that Southern New Hampshire kids with spine pain have some things in common that put them at risk for Southern New Hampshire back pain and neck pain.
RISKS FOR Southern New Hampshire 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) New Hampshire Spine and Sport assesses Southern New Hampshire back pain kids and adults to evaluate for risks and create a treatment plan to avert them from developing into painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What is a parent to do? Care for the kids and their Southern New Hampshire spines. Check with your Southern New Hampshire chiropractic physician. Set a treatment plan that inspires them to be more physical, eat more healthily, take supplements as needed, and be treated with spinal manipulation. It helps!
Schedule a Southern New Hampshire chiropractic visit at New Hampshire Spine and Sport today!