Baton Rouge Kids Benefit from Chiropractic & Nutritional Care

Kids and nutrition. Baton Rouge kids don’t think about it. Baton Rouge parents don’t always think about it. But Baton Rouge nutrition is critical in Baton Rouge kids’ spinal development and growth and Baton Rouge chiropractic care. Good nutrition also boosts good spine and bone development which your Baton Rouge chiropractor thinks about! Spine & Sports Rehab Center talks nutrition whenever the opportunity arises. A good Baton Rouge nutritional foundation as a youth quite possibly contributes to a healthier spinal life.


So what prevents Baton Rouge young people and their Baton Rouge parents from thinking about their nutritional status? Likely the same things that hold young adults back - belief their diet is appropriate, no symptomatology, and misperception of nutrient sources. (1) Spine & Sports Rehab Center knows that a life experience draws attention.


When do young people consider 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 report 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%) have more 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, Spine & Sports Rehab Center notes that Baton Rouge kids with spine pain share some risk factors for Baton Rouge back pain and neck 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) Being inactive increases the odds of having neck and back pain in adolescents. (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) Spine & Sports Rehab Center evaluates Baton Rouge back pain kids and adults to evaluate for risks and set a treatment plan to thwart them from becoming painful realities.


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

Schedule a Baton Rouge chiropractic visit at Spine & Sports Rehab Center today!

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