School is back in session and that means that there is extra stress on young spines. The start of a new school year means that kids will be sitting for longer periods of time in the classroom. Making sure that after school they spend a minimum of 20-30 min of physical exercise will help their bodies recover sitting for long periods of time; anything from walking to basketball will be great for them.
Getting them checked regularly will help keep their spines healthy and straight.
Make sure that when choosing a backpack that the straps are wide and there is a waist strap. The waist strap will ensure that the backpack is secured to the back so that the weight doesn’t pull on the shoulders. Make sure that heavy items (textbooks) are close to their spine and that both shoulder straps are worn and pulled tight.
Getting their spine checked regularly will help keep their spines healthy and straight.
The clinic will be closed September 12-17 as Dr Jassal will be taking a short vacation. In order to make sure all the patients are able to get adjusted, we will be open Sept 18-20 (including Friday and Saturday) to serve you better.
We’ll be open Saturday September 7th and 21st to serve you better! Call or email the clinic to schedule an appointment.
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Disclaimer: Information contained in this blog post is for educational and general purposes only and is designed to assist you in making informed decisions about your health. Any information contained herein is not intended to substitute advice from your doctor or other healthcare professional.