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.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
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
When do young people think about 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 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
RISKS FOR Toronto BACK 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 TO DO
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!