Kids and nutrition. New York
kids don’t think about it. New York parents don’t always think about
it. But New York nutrition is important in New York
kids’ spinal development and growth and New York chiropractic care.
Good nutrition also boosts good spine and bone
development which your New York chiropractor thinks about!
Dr. Gary Stefanick talks nutrition whenever the opportunity presents
itself. A good New York nutritional foundation as a youth quite
possibly contributes to a healthier spinal life.
WHAT’S HOLDING YOUTH BACK?
So what keeps New York young people
and their New York parents from thinking about their nutritional
status? Expectedly the same things that hold young adults back - belief
their diet is correct, no symptomatology, and misperception
of nutrient sources. (1) Dr. Gary Stefanick knows that a life experience
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. Incredibly, 71% of
schoolchildren aged 12-17 years report at least one
episode of low back pain. (2) 17.4% of students recount
cervical spine pain. 18% tell of 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 share, Dr. Gary Stefanick sees that
New York kids with spine pain have some things in common that put
them at risk for New York back pain and
RISKS FOR New York 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. Schoolchildren with moderate and severe pain had higher body mass indices, waist, hip and
waist-to-hip ratios. (2) Dr. Gary Stefanick evaluates New York
back pain kids and adults to test for risks and set
a treatment plan to avert them from turning out to be painful realities.
WHAT TO DO
What is a parent to do? Care for the kids and
their New York spines. Consult your
New York chiropractic physician. Set a treatment plan that inspires
them to be more active, eat more nutritiously,
take supplements as necessary, and be treated with spinal manipulation. It helps!
Schedule a New York chiropractic visit at
Dr. Gary Stefanick today!