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Shoulder Exercises Good For Scoliosis
Ideas/exercises to improve quality of life with scoliosis? 18 y/o female, competitive equestrian/swimmer, moderate lumbar and thoracic curve, and struggle with posture and keeping my left shoulder up. Neuro advised me against chiro.
Physical therapy: Scoliosis such as you have may be due to a short leg. A heel lift may help minimize the curve. See an osteopathic physician Who does manual treatment Physical therapy may give you comprehensive exercises to decrease the restricted movements that can occur with scoliosis. Continue swimming. Maintaining flexibility is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Safe: Scoliosis should not be aggravated by exercises to your shoulders. The only exception would be a rare condition, sprengel's deformity, where there is an issue with the scapula of the shoulder which gives an appearance like an upper thoracic scoliosis. This condition may be associated with restrictions in shoulder motion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can weight lifting correct very mild scoliosis? My pcp suggested this. One shoulder is about 1 inch higher than the other. Exercise suggestions?
Scoliosis: It is highly unlikely that weightlifting could correct mild scoliosis at your age. The ligaments that are holding the spine in the scoliotic position are fixed in this position and this will not change from bodybuilding. If you are concerned, i would suggest that you see a scoliosis specialist for appropriate recommendations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Got a scoliosis my left shoulder is lowr than right .. It hurts too. Does it mean im im danger ? Does some people live with this normaly?
I have pain on the left side of my back below my shoulder blade. It gets worse if I breathe. I was diagnosed with scoliosis a year ago. Should I worry?
Evaluate: 20's male w. scoliosis & left upper back pain. Lay prone & check if scoliosis only while upright. In Hypermobility Syndrome, functional scoliosis manifests only upright; as body is under impress of gravity. Unilateral pelvic injury from extreme sports & ligament laxity of sacroiliac joint evokes scoliosis & contralateral superior trapezius muscle spasm. See Osteopath. If SIJ disorder use SIJ belt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Neck is straight on one side and curved on the other. I have slight scoliosis and the shoulder on the side where neck is straight is higher. Normal?.
Consistent with : What you'd expect if you have scoliosis. Because of the curvature, especially if not well balanced, will result in uneven shoulders and uneven pelvis. You can go have a spinal specialist specializing in scoliosis evaluation and management evaluate you, get some xrays, and discuss the diagnosis with you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm17 y rgirl who is 6feet talland have scoliosis. Lately I'vebeen having really badside and shoulder pains. Is there anything I can do to ease pain?
Scoliosis pain: Having scoliosis does indeed place you at higher risk for back injury and pain, so your orthopedist should definitely be notified of your symptoms. Physical therapy, massage, accupuncture may help you symptoms long term, but Motrin or Tylenol can be used while waiting for your doctor appointment. Hope you are feeling better soon! ...Read more
6 mos ago i got diagnosed with 12 degree scoliosis and i can feel its progressing and moderate knee and shoulder pain? Could it be from my scoliosis?
Scoliosis : Is diagnosed when the curve is over 10 degrees typically on two visits 6 months apart. 12 degree curves can vary from 6 to 15 degrees based on measurement error. If you are 18 and your curve is only 12 degrees the chance of your curve progressing is near 0%. Shoulder and knee pain typically are not related to mild or marginal scoliosis. Small curves can just be a result of a shorter leg too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Scoliosis treatment depends on the severity of the curve, as determined by clinical examination and scoliosis XR. Minor curves are followed to skeletal maturity while more severe curves are treated with bracing or surgery. The shoulder pain may it not be related. The boy should be evaluated by a children's scoliosis specialist ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gt chronc pain in my left shoulder blade xrays shows mild scoliosis, but it fels better the reassure and when exercising i hear its grinding what s it?
Not stretching : May be that you do not stretch enough or warm enough the muscles and them overused them too quickly and it is sore. ...Read more
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