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Brooks Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

Kids and nutrition. Brooks kids don’t think about it. Brooks parents don’t always think about it. But Brooks nutrition is critical in Brooks kids’ spinal development and growth and Brooks chiropractic care. Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone development which your Brooks chiropractor thinks about! Soft Health and Healing Clinic talks nutrition whenever the opportunity presents itself. A good Brooks nutritional foundation as a youth potentially contributes to a healthier spinal life.


So what keeps Brooks young people and their Brooks 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) Soft Health and Healing Clinic knows that a life experience draws attention.


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. 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 describe cervical spine pain. 18% report 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 describe, Soft Health and Healing Clinic notes that Brooks kids with spine pain have some things in common that put them at risk for Brooks back pain and neck 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) 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) Soft Health and Healing Clinic evaluates Brooks back pain kids and adults to test for risks and set a treatment plan to thwart them from turning out to be painful realities.


What is a parent to do? Care for the kids and their Brooks spines. Check with your Brooks chiropractic physician. Establish a treatment plan that motivates them to be more active, eat more nutritiously, take supplements as needed, and be treated with spinal manipulation.It’s helpful!

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