Sandy Springs Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

Kids and nutrition. Sandy Springs kids don’t think about it. Sandy Springs parents don’t always think about it. But Sandy Springs nutrition is important in Sandy Springs kids’ spinal development and growth and Sandy Springs chiropractic care. Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone development which your Sandy Springs chiropractor thinks about! Cross Chiropractic Center shares nutrition whenever the opportunity presents itself. A good Sandy Springs nutritional foundation as a youth potentially contributes to a healthier spinal life.

WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?

So what keeps Sandy Springs young people and their Sandy Springs parents from thinking about their nutritional status? Expectedly the same things that hold young adults back - belief their diet is appropriate, no symptomatology, and misperception of nutrient sources. (1) Cross Chiropractic Center knows that a life experience draws awareness.

WAKE-UP CALLS

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 report 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%) experience more lumbar spine pain than younger ones (12.4%), too. (3) More girls than boys report back pain. (4) As researchers describe, Cross Chiropractic Center notices that Sandy Springs kids with spine pain have some things in common that put them at risk for Sandy Springs back pain and neck pain.

RISKS FOR Sandy Springs 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. These moderate and severe pain schoolchildren had higher body mass indices, waist, hip and waist-to-hip ratios. (2) Cross Chiropractic Center assesses Sandy Springs back pain kids and adults to evaluate for risks and set a treatment plan to avert them from becoming painful realities.

WHAT TO DO 

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

Schedule a Sandy Springs chiropractic visit at Cross Chiropractic Center today!

 
 
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