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

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


Back pain in adolescents is real. It is even reported that disc degeneration begins in the teens. (1) It is quite concerning to everyone: the patient, parent(s) and physician. Most back pain for adolescents is typically muscle strain- or poor mechanics-related as the spine is skeletally immature yet. Sports forces may predispose a young person for injury. Luckily, conservative, non-operative care successfully gets the pediatric back pain sufferer to pain-free activity. (2) That’s where spinal manipulation in the hands of the Richmond chiropractor and Richmond chiropractic care plays a role at Johnson Chiropractic.


In a study of how to help kids deal with their back pain, spinal manipulation with exercise outdoes exercise alone. Spinal manipulation plus exercise was more successful 12 months later 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) Johnson Chiropractic offers these benefits to Richmond adolescent back pain sufferers. Johnson Chiropractic does everything possible to get our young back pain sufferers moving again!


Since degenerative disc disease is known to start in youth, it’s sensible to commence feeding the discs of youth. Much attention is given to teenage calcium supplementation for osteoporosis prevention in later years while adolescent supplementation for disc degeneration prevention and care isn’t widely discussed. Johnson Chiropracticmay well suggest a disc health supplement that contains chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine sulfate since Richmond back pain has now made an appearance in the adolescent’s life. Richmond 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 Richmond chiropractic appointment with Johnson Chiropractic today for your Richmond young person with Richmond back pain. Johnson Chiropractic offers conservative chiropractic care to ease their pain.

Johnson Chiropractic uses Richmond chiropractic and exercise to help back pain in adolescents.


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