Sometimes, back injuries, abnormalities and discomfort are tough to spot. Not all spine-related medical problems are caused by high-impact environments, strains, direct injury or a slipped disk. In fact, long-term abnormalities are surprisingly common. One of these ongoing spinal issues is scoliosis. Sometimes referred to as “curved spine,” scoliosis affects about three percent of adolescents—and even more adults.
Fortunately, curved spine treatment exists. NYC Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression Center specializes in treating scoliosis—as well as the symptoms surround it. If you need a Manhattan Chiropractor to provide ongoing, intuitive and effective scoliosis care, we’d love to help.
First, it’s a good idea to determine what exactly scoliosis is. Essentially, it’s a sideways curvature of a person’s spine. It often occurs during growth spurts, such as puberty, or during times of rapid body structure or mass change.
Sclerosis can be caused by some medical conditions, too, such as muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy. Still, the driving causes of most scoliosis cases remain unknown. This might sound frightening, but don’t worry: There are numerous chiropractic options available to treat scoliosis. If you have the following symptoms, it might be a good idea to give us a call:
- Uneven shoulders
- Uneven posture
- An uneven waist level
- Disproportionate shoulder blade prominence
Because scoliosis occurs slowly over many years, it’s possible it can become worse over time. The spine may rotate or twist, increasing its overall curvature to one side.
Curved Spine Treatment
Treatment for scoliosis begins with a period of physical therapy, pain management and nonsurgical recovery practices. Sometimes, proper therapy is enough to correct scoliosis. If the scoliosis is severe, the patient may benefit from medication for back pain alongside ongoing therapy.
In conjunction, frequent exercise, physical therapy, flexibility training and medication can make a world of difference. Our professionals are well-versed in today’s leading scoliosis treatment options, spanning across anti-inflammatory therapy, muscle strength exercises, weight loss routines and more.
Your New York City Chiropractor
If you have scoliosis, the professionals at NYC Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression Center can help. Treatment begins with comprehensive diagnostics, including x-rays, tomography studies and spinal disk examination.
If you or a loved one has scoliosis, don’t wait to call a professional. At NYC Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression Center, you’re always in good hands. We believe in noninvasive, comprehensive care. Your scoliosis treatment plan can be custom-tailored to fit your needs—accommodating for lifestyle, previous medical conditions, fitness level and more.
At every step, we work with patients on a hand-in-hand basis. No matter the severity of your scoliosis, highly effective treatments exist. Give us a call at 212-645-8151, and ask us about scheduling the first appointment. We believe our Manhattan patients are part of our family, and we always prioritize your care.