Chiropractic for Scoliosis
Believe it or not a sideways curve of some kind in your spine at some point, is very common. It’s incredibly unlikely in fact, that any of us has a really “perfect” spine in all possible respects. Scoliosis is more than just a mild sideways curve however, as it may involve more than one along the length of your spine. And while many mild cases are never detected, there is quite a range of possibilities including those cases where breathing is difficult and it is even possible that organs can be damaged - sometimes beyond repair. Chiropractic for scoliosis may be a possible treatment option for you or a loved one if your concerns are not severe and require surgery or bracing instead.
Scoliosis most commonly develops in childhood and is likely caused by genetic factors, although environmental factors and other conditions may also play a role in the development of the condition. While severe conditions may require bracing or even surgery, chiropractic care may help reduce the pain and overall discomfort of scoliosis.
What is chiropractic for scoliosis?
Your first session with a chiropractor will necessitate a full assessment to determine whether or not you have true scoliosis, at what point or points along your spine, and the severity to which your spine is curving sideways. The precise nature of the condition of your spine will tell your chiropractor how they should proceed with treatment, and at this point they can provide you with a good idea of how many sessions you might need before seeing noticeable relief. Of course with chiropractic care being a natural medicine that encourages the body to begin healing on its own, the process of getting better will largely depend on your own adherence to the treatment plan, which will more than likely include exercises you’ll be asked to do at home.
Luckily, if pain is a concern with your scoliosis (and this is common) chiropractic for scoliosis may be a prudent solution. Chiropractic adjustments may help reduce the stress being put on your spine and thus help relieve of some of your pain. You may want to use other modalities in addition to the chiropractic adjustments, so be sure to ask your chiropractor about therapies such as massage, acupuncture, osteopathy or even physiotherapy.
Please take the time to learn more about treating scoliosis with chiropractic by booking an appointment with one of our qualified health care professionals. For more info on who might be the best person for your own personal needs, please call us at 416-909-2334, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or use the online booking link below to get started right away. Best of luck in your healing!