Scoliosis is a medical condition that affects the alignment of the spine making its adjacent abnormal. In other words, if you observe the back of a scoliosis patient, the spine has a curve in “C” or “S” shape instead of the normal upright alignment.
There are two different categories of scoliosis namely postural scoliosis and structural scoliosis.
- Functional or postural scoliosis: This type of scoliosis is related to the postural variation of a spine. For instance, the length of the legs become unequal or the low arch of the back is more on one side as compared to the other side.
This type of scoliosis is flexible and can be identified from physical examination findings. Orthotics experts help in correcting the alignment of the feet.
Chiropractic care also known as non-invasive treatment is recommended for postural scoliosis patient to analyze if there is any muscle or joint findings due to years of an abnormal condition.
- Structural scoliosis: this type of scoliosis condition is more complicated to deal with. There are many types of structural scoliosis as well, one such type is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
This is one of the rigid, inflexible spine curves. As spine grows, there is a risk that the condition can get more complicated or worse.
Taking help from a chiropractic management can be a better option as it includes manual adjustments and mobilization of the spine to improve the flexibility, functionality, and balance of the spine. Chiropractic care is also useful for managing the pain in a natural way.
Why Chiropractic Care is better than medical treatment:
In comparison with the other options, Chiropractic care is known as a logical approach to scoliosis management. This type of treatment is non-invasive, drug-free and usually done under the supervision of chiropractic Singapore.
It helps in improving the underlying mechanical problems in scoliosis, relieving pain naturally and allowing patients to continue appropriate postural awareness exercises.