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End School and Start Summer With Chiropractic Tips

By Brandi Goodman 

School will soon end for many students throughout New Hampshire. With a year unlike any other, most children and teens may be in some serious need of a chiropractor. Lots of stress can lead to tension in the body, after all. With some chiropractic tips in mind, you can make the most of your school year's end and summer's beginning.

Exercise Every Day

Just because you don't have to do gym class for school doesn't mean you shouldn't exercise. It's important to keep up the daily exercise routine throughout the summer months so your body stays healthy and strong. It's fine to relax at times, but you should be getting out and engaging in some physical activity at least once a day. Ride your bike. Play ball with your friends. Jump in puddles with your younger siblings. Go swimming. There's lots of ways to stay active while still having a fun summer.

Stay Hydrated

You need water to keep your body hydrated and healthy. It will help your joints stay lubricated and ensure you can complete all your summer activities with as little pain as possible. Don't drown yourself in soda pop, juice, and energy drinks. Water should always be the drink of choice.

Watch the Junk Food

Kids typically crave the ease of junk food and boxed junk. It's easier to grab a box of sugary cereal in the morning than make some eggs, after all. But you shouldn't be eating nothing but garbage all summer long. This can quickly lead to weight gain and poor health. Watch the junk food intake and make sure you're munching on some healthy options instead. Eat plenty of fruit and vegetables. 

Stick to a Sleep Routine

It's important to maintain a sleep routine even throughout the summer. You may not have to rush to wake up for school, but you should still keep your body on some sort of schedule so you don't throw things off for yourself too much. It can be hard to get back into the swing of things once the next school season starts up. Make sure you aren't staying up too late and you're getting a full night's rest so your body is adequately prepared for the day's activities.

Stop in at The Joint Chiropractic for an assessment once school ends. It can be great to end the school season with chiropractic care that works to alleviate discomfort and correct joint restrictions. Be sure to keep their advice in mind as you enjoy your summer to keep your body ache-free.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Salem, N.H.

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