Throughout the month of February Dr. Hooper performed free backpack checks for kids returning to school.
Good fun was had by everyone – but there is an important message driving this community work. It is all about Spinal Hygiene.
We all understand the concept of Dental Hygiene. Kids need to be aware of their teeth and brush each day. Kids need to be aware of regular flossing and the concept of preventative maintenance. Kid inherently understand that if you look after your teeth now, you can keep teeth healthier as you grow older.
But, as important as the little bits of bone are in your mouth are (teeth) – how much more important are the little bits of bone in your back (vertebrae)?