Top
10
Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Abnormal Curvature Of The Spine

Share
1

1
I have spine scoliosis with 5-7 degree curvature, will therapy fix it?

I have spine scoliosis with 5-7 degree curvature, will therapy fix it?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
2

2
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?

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

3

3
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.

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.

Most wouldn't: I don't even refer cases out with that minor level of deviation. Your doc is in a better position to sort out any back pain issues but many with scoliosis at higher degrees have no pain at all. ...Read more

4

4
What is the best treatment for curvature of the spine?

What is the best treatment for curvature of the spine?

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

5

5
What is the best treatment for back pain caused by worn discs or spine curvature?

What is the best treatment for back pain caused by worn discs or spine curvature?

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

6

6
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

7

7
What is the definition or description of: Abnormal curvature of the spine?

Scoliosis: Scoliosis is the term given for a curvature of the spine in the coronal plane that is greater than 10 degrees. ...Read more

8

8
What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

What is the best treatment for bone spurs in c/t spine?

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

9

9
What is the best treatment for spine ligament injury?

What is the best treatment for spine ligament injury?

Rest: Active rest. Strengthening eventually assuming you have seen a md. ...Read more

10

10
What is the best treatment for upper spine mobility?

What is the best treatment for upper spine mobility?

Exercise, stretching: Regular stretching, aerobic exercise, yoga or pilates. If you have a segmental section which is immobile for some reason, a good chiropracter, doctor of osteopathy can help mobilize this segment. ...Read more