Scoliosis develops during period of growth in children
before puberty. It’s often overlooked and goes unnoticed until it is
noticeable. As kids grow, without help from special braces, it can get worse. In
children that are still growing, chiropractic treatments at Northern Lights
Chiropractic along with a corrective brace can slow the progression of the
Degenerative scoliosis affects post-menopausal women and men
over 50. Osteoarthritis causes extra pressure on the vertebrae and accelerates
the degenerative process. When the curvature reaches over 60 degrees, he
increased pressure on the nerves and pressure on the lungs can lead to numbness
in the legs and labored breathing.
The experienced chiropractic doctors at Northern Lights
Chiropractic are qualified to diagnose your scoliosis and determine your degree
of curvature. If the curve is less than 40 degrees, a custom chiropractic plan
will be put in place to slow its progress.
HOW CHIROPRACTIC TREATMENTS HELP SCOLIOSIS
After scoliosis surgery, the other parts of the spine are
still overcompensating for the limited range of motions. The chiropractors at Northern
Lights Chiropractic can help you set goals to increase your range of motion.
They focus the treatment on meeting that goal and on to the next one. Before
you know it, you have completely changed the effects scoliosis is supposed to
have on you.
While there is no cure, not even after surgery, chiropractic
adjustments can relieve the tension and pain caused by scoliosis through
strengthening the weakened areas. You may have struggled with the discomfort
and embarrassment of scoliosis all your life. Feeling better physically can
help you feel better emotionally.