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Are There Simple Treatments For Mild Scoliosis
Treatment 42 yr congenital scoliosis hemi vertebrae L4 has lead to osteoarthritis in lumbar, fractured pedicles, stenosis + degeneratIve discs L4 l5?
Abnormal curvature of the spine is a symptom in which a person's spine has sideways curvature (either to the left or to the right), or has too little or too much curvature in the front-back direction. Normal front-back spine curvatures exist in the neck, the chest, the lower back, ...Read more
I'm 24 and I had osteophytes-disc degenerative changes and mild lumber scoliosis. facing modrate to sever pain what is the treatments to reduce pain ?
Osteopath evaluation: 24y female c/o severe chronic back pain. Imaging studies: "scoliosis & DDD". Degenerative Disk Disease normal, age-related & radiologic descriptor routinely & inappropriately co-opted by doctors as "cause" of pain; an association discounted by medical literature. Scoliosis in young women is often functional & spine straight when examined prone; from inherited hypermobility variant. Fibromyalgia? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild scoliosis; grade 1 spondylolisthesis l5-s1; l4-5 prom l paracentral disc extrusion; mild ligamentous & facet hypertrophy. Treatments?
What kind of treatment is available for very mild scoliosis with also having flat back. It is very painful but very mild case of both conditions.?
Can mild scoliosis be cured completely? I've been told I have scoliosis, but it's not severe. Will treatment cure the problem completely, or will i always have some curvature?
No: There is really no "cure" for mild scoliosis from the structural perspective. Non surgical treatments do not straighten the curve and we do not do surgery for mild curves. But the reason all that is ok is because mild curves are not really usually associated with problems. Even the incidence of back pain is similar in someone with a mild curve as it is in someone with a straight spine. Thanks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bony island and mild scoliosis found on my xray results. Is it alarming? Appreciate your advice for treatment. Thanks
Not alarming: Both are known to cause no symptoms incidental findings feel free to consder ignoring them ...Read more
Dr. Says I have very mild scoliosis, not enough to warrant treatment. One leg is slightly shorter & 1 hip slightly higher. Could this affect balance?
What is the best treatment for mild scoliosis that causes lower back pain? Would bracing be helpful? Any other suggestions?
Scoliosis : Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. The best initial treatments include physical therapy, chiropractic care, and pain management. Bracing can be helpful. It is important to be followed by a spine surgeon who specializes in deformity surgery. If the curve becomes too pronounced or if there is intractable pain then surgery to straighten the spine is indicated over nonoperative treatments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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