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Back Problems Can Start In Childhood

When researchers used MRI studies to evaluate the spines in the general population of 13 year-old children, they revealed some disturbing findings. Through these MRI studies, they found visible signs of spinal disc degeneration in approximately 1/3 of the children. These findings highlight the importance of having children checked out by a licensed chiropractor for the detection of spinal problems. Like most things, early detection is key.

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: Spine. 30(7):798-806, April 1, 2005.