Scoliosis - Eastside Spine

Scoliosis

Understanding and Addressing Scoliosis with Chiropractic Care

Scoliosis is a condition characterized by changes in the structure and function of the spine, often leading to a visible deformity. It can result from imbalances or dysfunctions in the proprioceptive and vestibular systems, which are linked to body movement. While commonly diagnosed in adolescence, adults can also be affected.

Living with scoliosis can significantly impact one’s quality of life, limiting participation in activities, sports, and daily tasks due to pain. Unfortunately, the cause of most scoliosis cases remains unknown.

Scoliosis in Childhood

Scoliosis frequently emerges just before puberty during a growth spurt, leading to various symptoms such as:

  • Uneven shoulders
  • Asymmetrical waist
  • Height difference in hips
  • Reduced chest space
  • Difficulty breathing

As children undergo rapid growth, certain malformations may become permanent, setting the stage for long-term spinal dysfunction. Early identification and correction of scoliosis are crucial to prevent chronic issues like nerve compression, disc herniation, and general spinal dysfunction.

Chiropractic Care for Scoliosis

Traditional medicine might overlook minor spinal curvatures, delaying scoliosis diagnosis until significant distortion or pain occurs. Chiropractic care, however, focuses on early detection, identifying minor curvatures or distortions before symptoms negatively impact mobility and life.

Chiropractors offer gentle, non-invasive adjustments to alleviate joint restrictions and reduce inflammation, aiming to halt the progression of scoliosis or treat it before severe symptoms arise.

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While scoliosis may not be curable, tailored chiropractic adjustments can contribute to correction. Contact us today at (425) 821-4600 to schedule adjustments that may positively impact scoliosis. Embark on your journey to a healthier spine and improved well-being by calling us for a consultation.

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