Kids and nutrition. Millville
kids don’t think about it. Millville parents don’t always think about
it. But Millville nutrition is important in Millville
kids’ spinal development and growth and Millville chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone
development which your Millville chiropractor thinks about!
Wilson Family Chiropractic shares nutrition whenever the opportunity arises. A good Millville nutritional foundation as a youth potentially leads to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps Millville young people
and their Millville parents from thinking about their nutritional
status? Likely the same things that hold young adults back - belief
their diet is correct, no symptomatology, and misperception
of nutrient sources. (1) Wilson Family Chiropractic knows that a life experience
When do young people think about their
nutritional status? At the same time it would get the attention of
an adult - when there is pain. Incredibly, 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% tell of low back pain. Older
adolescents (24.4%) are affected more by cervical spine pain
than younger ones (11.9%). Older
adolescents (25.1%) feel more lumbar spine pain than
younger ones (12.4%), too. (3) More girls than boys report back pain. (4) As
researchers share, Wilson Family Chiropractic notes that
Millville kids with spine pain share some risk factors for Millville back pain and
RISKS FOR Millville 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) Wilson Family Chiropractic assesses Millville
back pain kids and adults to test for risks and create
a treatment plan to avert them from developing
into painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their Millville spines. Consult your
Millville chiropractic physician. Establish a treatment plan that inspires
them to be more active, eat more nutritiously,
take supplements as necessary, and be treated with spinal manipulation. It helps!
Schedule a Millville chiropractic visit at
Wilson Family Chiropractic today!