Why Kids Need a Chiropractor After Spring Break

By Brandi Swieter

Spring break is often a fun time to unwind for many kids. They get to take a break from school life and spend time being kids. Before returning to school again, however, children should see a chiropractor for care to best help them recover after the extended vacation time.

Improved Sleep

Many parents tend to allow their children to stay up later on non-school nights than on nights before school. This means a later sleeping schedule over spring break in which kids may not be getting the adequate rest they need. Before heading back to classes, all kids should see a chiropractor so that any joint restrictions get removed for the body to function normally. This could mean improved sleep and a better night’s rest on the night before starting school again after time off.

Improved Behavior

Too many children start to act out when they have unexplained pain in their bodies or they are otherwise dealing with uncomfortable feelings. Chiropractic care can help kids experience a more normal feeling without any aches or pains plaguing them. This could in turn improve their behavior and cause them to lose the attitude they may have been exhibiting during vacation time.

Improved Immune System and Digestive Health

Restrictions within the body can cause the immune system to lose its functionality and digestive health to take a dive. Chiropractic care will remove these blocks so blood can flow freely, systems can get the oxygen and nutrients they need to thrive, and overall health can be improved. With a healthy immune system and proper digestive health, children will experience better overall mood and well-being. Many kids tend to overeat on vacation and eat unhealthy foods. These things can harm digestive health, but chiropractic can help begin to repair some of the damage.

Improved Posture

Kids and adults alike tend to sit slouched on vacation. Whether they’re sitting for a long time on a plane or in a car, or they’re hunched over trying some new activity, all of this poor posture can cause harm to the body. A visit to the chiropractor after break will help to stretch the body and restore posture so better flexibility is achieved.

Any parents looking to get their kids into a chiropractor should visit The Joint Chiropractic. Their walk-in schedule allows people to be seen as needed on their own time. The doctors of chiropractic work with people of all ages.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Phoenix, Ariz.

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