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Scoliosis: treatment depends on the severity of the disease and its classification

crooked back scoliosis

How is scoliosis treated? Based on the severity of the disease and its classification, the treatment is different.

Scoliosis can affect both children and adults and manifest itself in different degrees. It is a disease that affects the spine and provides various treatments, mainly related to the degree of intensity of the disease and its classification. Let's see the cure and how to recognize a back affected by scoliosis.

Scoliosis: what is the cure?

A musculoskeletal disease, scoliosis is characterized by an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. Generally, the situation does not improve without treatment. Without doing any treatment, in fact, the problem tends to get worse. A person having this treatment has a back that, when viewed from behind, appears to take the shape of a C or an S. Other details that may suggest the presence of scoliosis are:

  • pain in the vertebral discs, nerves, muscles, or ligaments;
  • one shoulder higher than the other or more prominent;
  • one hip higher than the other;
  • head not centered or in the middle of the body;
  • ribs higher on one side when leaning forward;
  • low back pain and stiffness;
  • numbness, cramps and pain in the legs;
  • fatigue.

The treatment of scoliosis differs according to the severity of the problem and the classification, whether congenital, neuromuscular, degenerative and idiopathic. To these is also added analgesic scoliosis, the so-called false scoliosis, due to the activity of the automatic defense mechanisms. Therefore, before seeing how to cure it, it is good to know the type of disease you are dealing with.

Scoliosis: natural and non-natural remedies

After seeing the 'symptoms' and the various classifications, let's see how to correctscoliosis . First of all, it is essential to dedicate a few minutes a day to physiotherapy. Once memorized, the exercises can also be repeated at home. In some cases, when the curvature of the spine is 25-40 degrees and continues to increase, the doctor may recommend using the classic corset . The orthopedic brace is able to keep the problem under control and helps to strengthen and train the back muscles.

In extreme cases, the specialist could opt for surgery , which stops the disease from worsening and corrects the spine. Scoliosis, both lumbar and non-lumbar, has physical activity as its remedy. From stretching to yoga , to light swimming : green light to all competitive activities that don't load your back.

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