One of the common causes of back pain is Scoliosis. A condition in which the spine abnormally curves to the side. It can displace the rib cage from its normal position and put pressure on the muscles and nerves on the back, resulting in pain and discomfort.
The spine abnormality often develops during puberty as teenagers undergo rapid growth which aggravates the pre-existing condition. As the child grows, the curvature might worsen. A severe lateral twisting of the spine can become rather incapacitating, as it can decrease the space within the chest and adversely affects normal breathing.
When a client visits our chiropractic clinic at Hackettstown, NJ, we first check the spinal alignment of the patient. We will accomplish x-rays and conduct a thorough review of the x-rays with you. In the case of scoliosis patients, we conduct an exhaustive review of the image and precisely measure the spinal curvature. We’ll work with you to define a custom set of chiropractic treatment options that countless people across the county enjoy relieving scoliosis-related pain. One common treatment option is Spinal Decompression.
Spinal Decompression can help alleviate pain related to Scoliosis. This is done by applying a traction to the back. With the application of gentle pressure, the vertebrae will be stretched slightly to relieve the pinched nerves. Some of our clients with minimal curvature even notice some improvement with their form after a few sessions of spinal decompression.
If you think you will benefit from this treatment, contact Village Family Clinic.