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What Is The Best Treatment For Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine
No: Spine curvature under 10 degrees is considered within normal anatomic variation and is typically not clinically detected unless someone is looking for it. If it is symptomatic therapy may help with symptoms but it will not reverse the curvature. Typically this level of curvature is not symptomatic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scoliosis treatment? I am 20 and every 6mths cry in pain all on left side of spine/upper back. Gp suggested panadol& massage, not happy! help?
Ask a specialist : Consult an orthopedic or neurological surgeon who is a sine specialist. No one can answer your question without examining you, your x-rays and perhaps more involved tests. ...Read more
Degree of scoliosis is 5 in lower thoracic & 7 in mid lumbar spine. Should i get a brace/treatment? I'm 24yr/old woman.I've consistent back pain tho.
Depends on several: Scenarios. If no symptoms & the curve is not big in adult, no treatment needed. In general, exercise, weight control, not smoking & adequate vitamin d & calcium intake are important for spine health. If curve is 50 degrees or greater or if it involves the lumbar spine, there is a higher risk of progression & need for surgery. For a child, observation, bracing & rarely surgery are options. ...Read more
Lifestyle changes: Not smoking, weight control and regular exercise are the key ones. Modifying activity that aggravates the back, trying a back support and use of medication if not medically contraindicated can also make a difference. Physical therapy and injections through pain management may help. Most are treated non operatively. Make sure you take adequate amounts of vitamin d and calcium daily. ...Read more
Rt side s.i joint, spine erector and QL pain with out relief from therapy following thoracic scoliosis surger, still torqued. What dr should i see?
Pain or rehab: usually you would have best results with a pain specialist or physiatrist (rehab doc). this is assuming you have returned to your surgeon and general doc and have not gotten useful/helpful results there. ...Read more
Dose it bother you: If it dose and not improve by medications, go and see neuro- surgeon he will tell out if you an operation to take it out. ...Read more
Rest: Active rest. Strengthening eventually assuming you have seen a md. ...Read more
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