Kids and nutrition. West Des Moines
kids don’t think about it. West Des Moines parents don’t always think about
it. But West Des Moines nutrition is critical in West Des Moines
kids’ spinal development and growth and West Des Moines chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also boosts good spine and bone
development which your West Des Moines chiropractor thinks about!
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa shares nutrition whenever the opportunity presents
itself. A good West Des Moines nutritional foundation as a youth potentially contributes to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps West Des Moines young people
and their West Des Moines parents from thinking about their nutritional
status? Likely the same things that hold young adults back - belief
their diet is correct, no symptomatology, and misperception
of nutrient sources. (1) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa knows that a life experience
When do young people consider their
nutritional status? At the same time it would garner the attention of
an adult - when there is pain. Incredibly, 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%) have more cervical spine pain
than younger ones (11.9%). Older
adolescents (25.1%) experience more lumbar spine pain than
younger ones (12.4%), too. (3) More girls than boys report back pain. (4) As
researchers share, Executive Chiropractic of Iowa sees that
West Des Moines kids with spine pain share some risk factors for West Des Moines back pain and
RISKS FOR West Des Moines 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) Executive Chiropractic of Iowa assesses West Des Moines
back pain kids and adults to check for risks and create
a treatment plan to thwart them from turning out to be painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What is a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their West Des Moines spines. Consult your
West Des Moines chiropractic physician. Set a treatment plan that motivates
them to be more active, eat more healthily,
take supplements as necessary, and be treated with spinal manipulation.It’s
Schedule a West Des Moines chiropractic visit at
Executive Chiropractic of Iowa today!