Kids and nutrition. Fort Wayne
kids don’t think about it. Fort Wayne parents don’t always think about
it. But Fort Wayne nutrition is important in Fort Wayne
kids’ spinal development and growth and Fort Wayne chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also encourages good spine and bone
development which your Fort Wayne chiropractor thinks about!
Aaron Chiropractic Clinic talks nutrition whenever the opportunity rises. A good Fort Wayne nutritional foundation as a youth potentially contributes to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps Fort Wayne young people
and their Fort Wayne 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) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic 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. Amazingly, 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% 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, Aaron Chiropractic Clinic notices that
Fort Wayne kids with spine pain share some risk factors for Fort Wayne back pain and
RISKS FOR Fort Wayne BACK PAIN
What puts kids at risk of spine pain? Lots of factors
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. Schoolchildren with moderate and severe pain had higher body mass indices, waist, hip and
waist-to-hip ratios. (2) Aaron Chiropractic Clinic evaluates Fort Wayne
back pain kids and adults to test for risks and set
a treatment plan to thwart them from becoming painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their Fort Wayne spines. Check with your
Fort Wayne chiropractic physician. Establish 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 Fort Wayne chiropractic visit at
Aaron Chiropractic Clinic today!