Scoliosis is a non-curable disorder of the spine. There may be one or two additional curves in the spine that form a C shape or an S shape. Depending on the severity and the type of scoliosis, you may need surgery and must consult with Physician. Physical therapy is a good treatment to improve proper movement patterns,
Scoliosis is a disorder causing an abnormal curve in the spine. When looking at the front or the back of the spine, it should appear straight. With scoliosis there are additional curves in the spine that will appear to be a C shape or S shape. The cause is unknown and occurs more often in females rather than males.
Carl Hardesty is a patient at our Shelbyville clinic. Earlier this year, Carl had back surgery to assist a pinched nerve caused due to having Scoliosis. He doesn’t recall a time when he hurt his back per se, but just with time and age, it became worse and worse. The pain became so great that it caused him to miss work,
Scoliosis is a diagnosis referring to the lateral curvature of the spine seen most often in the thoracic or lumbar region. The lateral curvature can be accompanied by a rotational abnormality. A diagnosis can be idiopathic, secondary to a congenital deformity, secondary to pain, or secondary to degeneration.
Scoliosis can be either static (structural) or dynamic (non-structural).
Maria Lovvorn has had scoliosis since she was a child. It has never been treated and while it has not kept her from many of her previous activities, she was always just pushing through in discomfort. Over the years, the discomfort has now turned to pain and has progressed to the point that she needed major relief.