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Colorado Springs Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

Kids and nutrition. Colorado Springs kids don’t think about it. Colorado Springs parents don’t always think about it. But Colorado Springs nutrition is critical in Colorado Springs kids’ spinal development and growth and Colorado Springs chiropractic care. Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone development which your Colorado Springs chiropractor thinks about! The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR talks nutrition whenever the opportunity rises. A good Colorado Springs nutritional foundation as a youth potentially contributes to a healthier spinal life.


So what prevents Colorado Springs young people and their Colorado 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 confusion over nutrient sources. (1) The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR knows that a life experience draws 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% 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, The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR notices that Colorado Springs kids with spine pain have some things in common that put them at risk for Colorado Springs back pain and neck pain.

RISKS FOR Colorado 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. Schoolchildren with moderate and severe pain had higher body mass indices, waist, hip and waist-to-hip ratios. (2) The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR assesses Colorado Springs back pain kids and adults to test for risks and set a treatment plan to prevent them from becoming painful realities.


What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and their Colorado Springs spines. Consult your Colorado Springs chiropractic physician. Set a treatment plan that motivates them to be more physical, eat more healthily, take supplements as needed, and be treated with spinal manipulation.It’s helpful!

Schedule a Colorado Springs chiropractic visit at The Chiropractic TRUhealthDR today!

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