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Structural problem: Most scoliosis problems that I have seen originate from three load bearing areas. The TMJ can cause postural avoidance of pain/airway going down the body, the hips both ascending/descending issues, and feet problems ascending up the body. Everything is connected. You could have a single problem or several overlapping. You may need to see several specialist to get diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could a chiropractor or osteopath treat scoliosis, and which would be more effective? Would either be covered by insurance?
Either: However Osteopathic physicians (DO) have an unlimited license in which they can provide additional care, the same as an MD alongside their manipulation options. Most treatments are covered by insurance to an extent, some insurances cover treatments fully, others only cover part or the treatment. ...Read more
A chiropractor diagnosed me with scoliosis which was obvious in X-ray. He prescribed adjustment and acupuncture 3 times/week for 1 mo. Is this right?
My husbands chiropractor says he has scoliosis and uneven hip bones. Now, my husband has severe adominal pain. what type of doctor do we look for?
I have a 32 degree curve of the spine due to scoliosis. Will going to a chiropractor help with the constant pain?
I have scoliosis i've been seeing a chiropractor but now the top of my neck hurts and is giving me headaches what can I do to help ease the pain?
Can physiotherapy fix minor scoliosis? Or do I need a chiropractor? My upper back curves sideways and produces pain.
See an MD: Scoliosis can be painful and cause other problems as well. You should see an orthopedic specialist to determine the degree of curve and what treatments are available. Chiropractic can offer little help in this condition except the short term good feeling from a deep massage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a small lump on my spine, right where my scoliosis curvature ends. I see a chiropractor regularly and he has said nothing.
Could a condition of scoliosis affect body weights? I have a slight scoliosis and i'm underweight now. Should i seek treatment from chiropractors?
Scoliosis: Idiopathic scoliosis typically affects tall lean females most frequently. The scoliosis is not affecting your weight, your body habitus is consistent with those that are affected by idiopathic scoliosis. At 21, you are past skeletal maturity and not likely to rapidly progress at this point, depending on the magnitude of the curve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 year old daughter has scoliosis and just started with a night brace. Can a chiropractor also help with her scoliosis?
Besides surgeon (not a candidt) or chiropractor, what kind of dr./specialist could you see for problems related to scoliosis. I.E. Pinched nerves/pain?
Physiatrist: A physiatrist, or pm;r physician specializes in these areas and correcting both functional issues and preventing progression. For more info: http://www.Aapmr.Org/patients/pages/default.Aspx i hope this helps! ...Read more
This can occur: Once scoliosis develops too far. The angle of curvature of your spine causes compression on one lung (on the concave side) and can affect your breathing. This is usually a pretty severe scoliosis, greater than 25 degrees nearing 45 degrees. You need to see an ortho spine and a physiatrist rather than a chiropractor if your curvature is this much. ...Read more
I'm 17 have been having back pain for years went to a chiropractor and was told I have a curved spine & dropped pelvic but not scoliosis. What is it?
Not certain: You may benefit from asking your physician to direct you to a back physician such as an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in the back. ...Read more
Hello! I have had a swollen lymph node behind my left ear since I was 19, literally ten years now! I do not have any chronic medical problems, aside from scoliosis that I'm seeing a chiropractor for. My pcp simply said one time "I don't worry about them u
This is a common-: -place for a node to always be there. Funny you should ask, when I was in med school we had a poker club & 1 nite I felt a node behind my right ear & thought I had something serious, but I'm still here & so is the node. Studying medicine you can imagine the diseases that I thought I had. Don't worry, it's a normal place for a node 2 B there,was there before you felt it & will always B there. ...Read more
You don't: Typically, scoliosis is a deformity with no symptoms. Sometimes a scoliosis may be secondary to a muscular spasm caused from a disc herniation. A chiropractor may offer relief for that type of issue but not from the typical type or idiopathic scoliosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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