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Scoliosis

What is scoliosis?

Are you within the 2% of the population affected by scoliosis? If this is you, then we can help.

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine which causes stiffness and pain and is more common in females and begins in childhood. The cause of it is unknown. But, thankfully, if it is detected early, targeted scoliosis treatment, which we provide at Spinal Care Clinics, will prevent the condition from worsening over time.

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People with scoliosis have a sideways curve in their spine that makes an “S” or “C” shape. The vertebrae can rotate at the thoracic level of the spine causing this curve and resulting in a hump near the rib cage. If the curve is more than 60 degrees it is considered serious. Usually this curve makes the waist or shoulders uneven. And unlike the normal curvature of the spine, adjusting your posture will not correct the problem.

What are the symptoms of Scoliosis?

Some of the most common symptoms of scoliosis include:

  • one shoulder being higher than the other,
  • one shoulder blade being more prominent than the other,
  • one hip being more prominent than the other,
  • leaning to one side,
  • constant back pain,
  • sore and tender muscles.

In severe cases of scoliosis, the nervous system can be affected. In these instances, the bones in the spine compress on one or more nerve endings, leading to a series of symptoms which include:

  • a loss of bladder control,
  • a loss of bowel control,
  • numbness or weakness in the legs.

How can we help?

Fortunately, scoliosis sufferers can benefit from prolonged chiropractic care which will alleviate the symptoms of this condition.

At Spinal Care Clinics, we gather FULL background information on you, your lifestyle, symptoms etc. Then we use this information to identify the source of your pain and provide the most tailored treatment plan.

Our team of expert chiropractors use modern equipment to diagnose your health problems. This includes: Digital X-Rays machine, Advanced BMI device, Digital posture Analysis and software to precisely diagnose the root cause of your lower back pain. We will then tailor for you an effective treatment plan using advanced chiropractic techniques using modern equipment such as; electric treatment benches, Arthrostim device, Activators & Blocks.

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What would my care involve?

In order to scrutinise the extent of your scoliosis, we will measure the length of the legs to determine unevenness as well as performing a range of motion tests that measure your mobility at the waist. At Spinal Care Clinics, we can recommend a wealth of different treatments which can help alleviate your symptoms in addition to your chiropractic care.

These treatments include:

  • sports massage therapy to support the healing process of your muscles and spine
  • moist heat pads to alleviate back pain and sore or tender muscles
  • Refer for additional support as needed.

So putting up with it could make your condition worse and harder to treat and prolong recovery. There is a way out and we can help you to get back to doing the things you love to do.

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