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Slight Scoliosis In My Spine What Kind Of Exercise To Get A Nice Stomach
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
My spine has a double curvature , I have always been a stomach sleeper & believe my scoliosis is related to my sleep position. Could these be related?
I have mild scoliosis and a flared lower right rib. Can this cause chronic sore ribs and abdominal discomfort in that same area? Utrasound was ok.
Is that right that when scoliosis, spine (spinous process) are rotated in the concave curve ? Exercise with rotation in other direction are good ?
Varies: Most of the rods used for surgery in scoliosis are made of either titanium or an alloy such as cobalt-chrome. Typically two rods are used and they can be contoured to reproduce an anatomic sagittal and coronal alignment. As opposed to the older harrington rods that just principally used distraction for correction potentially causing a flat back. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Thorough evaluation: Treatments for scoliosis are dependent upon the severity of the spinal deformity and the symptoms you may be experiencing. Treatment strategies rage from simple back bracing to complex surgical correction. The type of treatment can only be decided after a through evaluation by a surgeon experienced in spinal deformity correction, this evaluation would include special x-rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There is a slight curve at the top of my spine. I don't have any back pain. Is this scoliosis or could I just need adjusted?
Slight curve?: Do you mean the slight curve that everybody has, the normal cervical lordosis? Lordosis, kyphosis, scoliosis, "adjustment" is pure chiropractic quackery. In your young healthy neck, everything's held tightly in place by discs, muscles & ligaments. It can't get OUT of adjustment. Be skeptical. Arm yourself with real knowledge. Don't be a sucker for all the pseudoscientific claptrap out there. ...Read more
Will my back problems get worst with age I have scoliosis i know I have arthritis in my spine also
It varies: Most mild cases of scoliosis are not thought to increase the risk of back pain. Approximately 80 percent of americans have back pain bad enough they see a physician. Curves that are greater than 45 degrees will tend to steadily progress and can potentially cause worsening back pain. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
I have a cob angle of 26 degrees with a slight rotation in my spine w my levoscoliosis. Would me also missing my L5 vertebrae make my pain worse and effect my scoliosis?
Seek consultation: Pain with scoliosis may have many etiologies, bone, nerve or muscle, in the adult. Consultation with orthopedic doctror and physical therapist may help. In general non surgical attempts at improving pain should be considered before surgery. The absence of vertebra is usually not likely to increase pain unless causes increase in deformity. ...Read more
What is age related scoliosis? Had KUB xray and noticed my spine quite curved. Had been told as young adult slight scoliosis. Seems worse?
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