Abnormal Sideways curvature of the spine resembling ‘S’ or ‘C’ shape resulting in uneven shoulders and hips.
Underlying cause is usually unclear but it may be a defect in the composition of intervertebral discs.
Often seen in individuals with Neuromuscular disorders that is Cerebral Palsy or Musculoskeletal dystrophy.
In severe Conditions, the chest cavity get deformed which Compresses heart and lungs.
Small thoracic cavity will lead to shortness of breath and an inability to exercise.
Signs of Scoliosis.
- Uneven shoulder
- One shoulder blade appear more prominent than other
- Uneven waist.
- One hip higher than other
- One side ribs are protruded than other
Most children with scoliosis don’t have many symptoms so can gо untreated if ignored.
Scoliosis in kids
- Infantile scoliosis (0-2 yrs)
- Juvenile scoliosis (2-12 yrs)
- Adolescence scoliosis (13-17 yrs)
》 Greatest impact can be made when treated young because growth is important for the tremendous impact on the curve to become close to symmetrical.
》 Later on in life it requires a cascade of treatments of invasive procedures that include surgery fusion, rods, screws and bone grafts which is a lifelong procedure.
Scoliosis is a very manageable condition when diagnosed early. Small curves usually don’t cause problems but a curve that gets worse can be bad for a person’s health. Very large curves can damage the joints and cause arthritis of the spine. Large curves can make the ribs rub against the pelvis, causing pain. Someone whose spine curves a lot might get lung problems.
So in order to provide proper care and outcomes to your child we are here to serve at our physiotherapy clinic.
In our Scoliosis treatment plan for kids we include –
Various scoliosis specific therapy like rehabilitations.
Strengthening exercises to help strengthen the spine and core.
The combination of brace and our corrective set of exercises will get the very best results in your kids having slight sign of scoliosis.
If you don’t want your child to travel on this curvy road, then let us take care of this condition: ‘SCOLIOSIS’.
These small care of details for your kids can save him/her from going under any surgical invasion in further life because the sooner detected the better corrected.