Every January, thousands of Australian children return to school where they will be immersed in an environment of learning, playing and socialising. It’s important that their environment supports their health and wellbeing so they can continue to focus on what’s important. Being kids! Spending hours in the classroom every day, children don’t often think about the impact this has on their spinal health and overall wellbeing. This Back to School season the Australian Chiropractors Association is encouraging children and their families to build positive health habits. ‘Back to School’ is a health initiative by the Australian Chiropractors Association (ACA) that aims to raise awareness on the importance of spinal health in children as they grow and develop.
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