Scoliosis is an unhealthy curvature of a normally straight spine, affecting 12 million people worldwide. A rotation of the vertebra and the rib cage usually accompanies this unhealthy curve. Left untreated, this unhealthy curve can worsen and cause disfigurement, respiratory and digestive problems, and debilitating pain. Most scoliosis patients are diagnosed between ages 12 and 16, although there are many adults who suffer from the disease as well.
Scoliosis is a progressive disease which can continue to progress into maturity. As such, it is a disease that must be monitored aggressively.
The unhealthy curve may be slight or significant, and may include the lumbar (lower spine), thoracic (middle spine), or thoracolumbar ( both middle and lower spine ). The cause of scoliosis is complex; potential contributing factors may include other diseases, trauma, or injuries. Idiopathic scoliosis is one of the most common types of scoliosis; the cause is unknown.

Scoliosis in Adults

Many adults suffer from scoliosis, typically as a progression of the disease from childhood. However, degenerative changes in the spine can cause scoliosis in otherwise healthy adults. These incidents may have been initiated through trauma or disease such as fractures, osteoporosis, or degenerative disc conditions. Noticeable changes often include:

  • Rib hump
  • Low hip
  • Low pelvis
  • Leg length discrepancies

Some scoliosis patients have breathing difficulty and neuropathy. Since many early degenerative changes are shown in younger patients, adults often have severely advanced degenerative changes on the spine.

The SpineCor non-rigid bracing system is a revolutionary way of managing scoliosis in adults.

By allowing total freedom of movement, the SpineCor brace :

  • Strengthens affected muscle groups
  • Allows for proprioceptive input, which is an integral component in neuromuscular reeducation
  • Provides relief from muscular strain do to chronic postural changes
  • Provides relief of chronic pain

    Scoliosis  patients experienced the following  results from  our Scoliosis Specialists method:
    • Complete  Range of Motion without restriction
    • Eliminating  muscle atrophy while Increasing  tone in a corrected posture
    • Halt Scoliosis before it gets worse
    • Eliminate the need for surgery

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