Scoliosis is a medical condition where an individual’s backbone is diagnosed with an abnormal curve. The natural curvature of the backbone is usually “S” shaped when viewed laterally, or by the side, and it ought to look straight when viewed from the front or rear. While it stays the same in several cases, the curvature of the spine with scoliosis increases as time passes. Scoliosis may be caused by injury or illness.
Roughly 3% of the populace develops scoliosis. The majority of instances are unknown, but it’s thought to involve a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Risk factors include having relatives with the problem. It might develop due to health problems, such as tumors, cerebral palsy, muscle cramps, and Marfan syndrome. Scoliosis develops between the ages of 10 and 20 plus it affects girls more than boys. Identification is encouraged with X-rays. Scoliosis is categorized as structural or functional. Certain circumstances, such as automobile accident injuries may develop additional symptoms for individuals with scoliosis.
Treatment is based upon the amount of curve. Curves can be looked at to document the development of scoliosis in patients. Bracing is used to treat scoliosis. The brace is employed until the development of ceases and has to be fitted to the person. Exercise is recommended for scoliosis. Alternative therapy choices, such as chiropractic care, can restore your spine’s natural curvature after a car crash. The scope of our information is limited to chiropractic, spinal injuries, and conditions. To discuss the subject matter, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at
Curated by Dr. Alex Jimenez
Additional Topics: Scoliosis Pain and Chiropractic
The backbone is an intricate structure consisting of joints, bones, ligaments, tendons