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Sitka Chiropractic Care with Spinal Manipulation and Exercise Relieves Adolescent Back Pain

Seeing a child in pain upsets a parent. Sitka back pain in adolescents happens. Sitka chiropractic care relieves Sitka back pain for many adults and kids. When it comes to Sitka chiropractic care of adolescent back pain, Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka may well include spinal manipulation along with exercise which get the adolescent back to living the life of a kid!


Back pain in adolescents happens. It is even written that disc degeneration starts in the teens. (1) It is rather concerning to all involved: the patient, parent(s) and physician. Most back pain for adolescents is typically muscle strain- or poor mechanics-related as the spine is not yet fully mature. The forces encountered while playing sports may set up a young person for injury. Fortunately, conservative, non-operative care effectively gets the pediatric back pain sufferer to pain-free activity. (2) That is where spinal manipulation in the hands of the Sitka chiropractor and Sitka chiropractic care plays a role at Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka.


In a study of how to assist kids manage their back pain, spinal manipulation with exercise outdoes exercise alone. Spinal manipulation plus exercise was more effective at one year follow up as well. The 6 months’ follow-up showed the largest differences between spinal manipulation and exercise. Other benefits are no treatment-related side effects plus bonuses in quality of life improvement and medication use, satisfaction and disability reduction. (3) Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka successfully helps Sitka adolescent back pain sufferers. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka does everything possible to get our young back pain sufferers moving again!


Since degenerative disc disease is documented to start in youth, it’s wise to start feeding the discs of youth. Much attention is paid to teenage calcium supplementation for osteoporosis prevention in later years while adolescent supplementation for disc degeneration prevention and care is not widely discussed. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitkamay well recommend a disc health supplement that contains chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate since Sitka back pain has now made an appearance in the adolescent’s life. Sitka chiropractic care with spinal manipulation, nutrition and exercise is beneficial!

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Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Mark Korchok on the Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he discusses his care of a young patient in her teens while she played sports.

Schedule a Sitka chiropractic appointment with Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka today for your Sitka young person with Sitka back pain. Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka applies conservative chiropractic care to ease their pain.

Arctic Chiropractic, Sitka uses Sitka chiropractic and exercise to help back pain in adolescents.


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