Doctors and chiropractors are the people responsible for telling patients that mild scoliosis is not dangerous and that the patient can still carry out routine activities despite his condition.
A proper scoliosis analysis must be done in order to determine the exact cause of back pain. In case the doctor has confirmed that the pain was caused by scoliosis, pain relievers can be given.
Medications can be prescribed against pain and Boston or Wilmington brace can be used by patients to correct curvature or prevent the spine from bending further.
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If pain in adults is caused by an advanced stage of scoliosis and has caused tension in the surrounding muscles, surgery can be recommended. Note that the surgical procedure is the last choice that a patient can choose to treat the condition.
The pain can still be felt a few weeks after the surgical procedure. Teenagers who experience this problem usually have low self-esteem because of their condition and for this, support from family. Pain can also be treated when detected at an early stage so make sure you know the symptoms.
If you suspect you have scoliosis or you or your children are showing symptoms of the condition, you should consult your doctor immediately to get help. This is the time when a diagnosis is needed to apply the most appropriate treatment procedure for the condition.