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Mild Levoscoliosis Of The Thoracic Spine
My eight year old was today diagnois with mild levoscoliosis thoracic spine what does this mean can it be corrected?
Basic label: The term just means the spine curves a small amount to the left and the apparent center of the curve is at the mid chest. It could happen from something as simple as a kid having a bit of chest pain with a respiratory illness and assuming a position of comfort (called splinting).It could be an early sign of a worisome spine issue. At this age, you should followup with repeat x-rays in 3 months ...Read more
I just have a xray while ago. And I was diagnosed that I have mild levoscoliosis, thoracic spine. I'm worried about my employment. Is it dangerous?
Evaluation: Most likely everything is fine and probably within normal limits. Many such films are read with such reports. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
23, mild scoliosis in thoracic spine. Been having weird moderate to severe headaches/migranes. Could they be connected?
Mild scoliosis: And thoracic spine pathologies cannot cause headaches. ...Read more
I am a 46 year old female. What causes levoscoliosis of the thoracic spine with associated degenerative changes?
Scoliosis: Scoliosis is a descriptive term meaning curvature of the spine. Some people have it as a youth and it can progress as you age. The most common cause in your is idiopathic, we don't know. As we age and develope degenerative changes we can also develop curving. Great informative web site: www. Isoliosis. Com. Explains process, amounts, causes, and treatments. ...Read more
I recently had my yearly X-ray and when the result came out it says I have a slight levoscoliosis of the thoracic spine. What could be possible remedy?
Is my past condition (Tubercolosis) has anything to do with my current condition, Levoscoliosis at Thoracic Spine?
Possibility: If tuberculosis affected the vertebrae may cause spinal deformities (Pott's disease) ...Read more
Chest pain for 6 days. ER said Costochondritis. Primary care follow xray levoscoliosis thoracic spine 20 degrees. Could this be because of the scolio?
No: The xray finding is probably an incidental finding. ...Read more
Mid back and rib cage pain. Flares up with wearing bra, certain movement. Had Shingles in July. Also have scoliosis. Is this thoracic spine or nerves?
Nerve pain: After a shingles outbreak, it can be very common to develop something called Post-herpetic neuralgia which is nerve pain after shingles. It can take several months to resolve and can be very painful and limiting of your activities. Try to avoid anything that causes an increase in your pain, including use of a bra. Once this syndrome resolves you can go back to normal activities. ...Read more
I have bone spurs on my spine, moderate scoliosis, thoracic spine, kyphosis, osteoporis and osteoarthritis. I have continued back pain, pain in my hip?
Scoliosis back pain: There are many causes for back and hip pain, sometimes not as obvious as the curve in your spine on x-ray. Get a good evaluation 2 see if your spine is truly the problem causing the pain. Often, buttock-type hip pain comes from l4-s1, but groin hip pain comes from the hip joint itself and has nothing to do with the spine, even if the pictures look bad. Good docs can find ur true pain source. Thx! ...Read more
What is suspicious densities in the left upper lobe? And what is mild rightward curvatureof the thoracic spine? Pls reply
This is radiology-: -speak. Suspicious means it's there but don't know what it is. Usually means you need more sophisticated imaging. A mild curve in the thoracic spine means a "scoliosis".mild, is an incidental finding @ your age not to worry about the spine curve it's been there since your teenage years. ...Read more
How would mild marginal osteophyte formation in the thoracic spine effect my pain? Would this be a possible explanation to my pain?
Yes: But impossible to be sure based on this apparent x-ray finding. Would need to have an entire history in order to help decide. ...Read more
Please suggest some upper back strengthening excercises in order to relieve pain occuring intermittently; have mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine.?
Consult PT first: A consultation with a physical therapist is the best way to learn exercises. After evaluation, the pt and you plan a program. Besides handouts, the pt will watch you perform exercises to be sure you do them correctly. "treat your own back" by robin mackenzie is a very good resource, however, go to a certified mackenzie physical therapist and clinic before starting to be safe. ...Read more
During my xray I found out that I have mild dextroscoliosis thoracic spine im worry for my employment. I didn't feel anything pain.?
28 old female with mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine. Pls suggest some suitable back strengthening excercise sinc I hv upper backpain sometimes.?
If mild don't worry: Mild scoliosis does not need any specific treatment. In terms of the upper back pain occasionally, try some core strengthening exercises including yoga or pilates or taking short breaks to avoid a a continuous load or stress on your back. All exercise if done regularly helps. ...Read more
I’m 27 f recently diagnosed with mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine, have back pain somtimes. Is it related? Any exercise to follow? If so, please suggest
I have mild dextroscoliosis of the thoracic spine & upper backpain. Can it cause shortness of breathing? Which occurs more than twice a day
No: No. The finding of mild scoliosis (which is probably a curve less than 20 degrees or so) would not be capable of causing shortness of breath. Studies show it takes a curve in the thoracic spine of 60 degrees to cause subtle pulmonary function changes and usually 90 degrees to start causing clinical shortness if breath. Thank you. ...Read more
Have mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine. Feels back rib pain when I take deep breath. Is it related? Anything to worry? Please detail. 28 yr old f
Suspicious ovoid density, right upper lung, apicolordotic view is suggested, mild dextroscoliosis, thoracic spine. What this means this result of my xray. P
Mild dextroscoliosis of thoracic spine. Not sure of the degree. Have asymmetry in legs. Have upper back pain somtimes wen doing something continuously
Scoliosis: You may have this. I would see a pm;r spine specialist to further evaluate your options for treatment. With asymmetry in legs, you may need a shoe insert/orthotic to address the leg length discrepancy. ...Read more
Spine MRI showed mild chronic compression fracture of the superior endplate of t5 in thoracic spine. What does this mean, and should I be concerned?
Doctor only received radiology report. Cervical spine = lordosis. Thoracic is moderate scoliosis, convex right, lumbar is mild Convex left. Pain help?
Scoliosis: Is not an uncommon and incidental finding on xrays. The significance of this finding in relation to your back pain is not easily addressed without the benefit of your history and physical findings. People who have back pain and scoliosis are often evaluated by orthopedic specialists for pain management and treatment. At 29, your scoliosis is unlikely to progress. ...Read more
Spinal cyst: Spinal cyst is a collection of cerebrospinal fluid and it can be characterized as either extradural (outside the dura) or intradural (inside the dura). Most of the spinal cysts are idiopathic, but they can be developed from congenital defect; arachnoid adhesion secondary to infection; trauma from lumbar puncture; or iatrogenic cause from injected contrast dye. ...Read more
Incorrect term: The epiphysis refers to the area of bones above the growth plate and closer to the end of the bone. An apohysitis refers to an inflammation and injury of the growth plate. Apophysitis in the thoracic spine would be a condition in children with open growth plates (still growing.) it would involve an injury to the growth plate. ...Read more
Thoracic spine: This may be caused from a pinched nerve in the t spine which may cause burning pain. Or, it may also be unrelated to the spine. A thorough work up, including exam, imaging and review of your entire history is critical to get down to the bottom of the root cause. You should speak to your regular doc first - he/she should begin the work up. A disc herniation pinching the nerve should be ruled out. ...Read more
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