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Toronto Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

Kids and nutrition. Toronto kids don’t think about it. Toronto parents don’t always think about it. But Toronto nutrition is critical in Toronto kids’ spinal development and growth and Toronto chiropractic care. Good nutrition also fosters good spine and bone development which your Toronto chiropractor thinks about! Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre shares nutrition whenever the opportunity arises. A good Toronto nutritional foundation as a youth potentially leads to a healthier spinal life.


So what keeps Toronto young people and their Toronto parents from thinking about their nutritional status? Likely the same things that hold young adults back - belief their diet is correct, no symptomatology, and confusion over nutrient sources. (1) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre knows that a life experience gets 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% 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, Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre notes that Toronto kids with spine pain have some things in common that put them at risk for Toronto 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) Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre evaluates Toronto back pain kids and adults to examine for risks and create a treatment plan to avert them from developing into painful realities.


What’s a parent to do? Care for the kids and their Toronto spines. Consult your Toronto chiropractic physician. Set 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 Toronto chiropractic visit at Yorkville Chiropractic and Wellness Centre today!

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