Chiropractic Management of Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition that affects about 3% of teenagers, though the cause is typically unknown. In most instances, the degree of spinal curvature is mild (10-15º curve), but in some cases, the curve may continue to increase as the child grows.
Visible signs of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis include the following: uneven shoulders, one shoulder blade “sticking out” (more prominent) than the other; an uneven waist or a hip higher than the other; and/or a prominent rib cage, usually on the convex side of the curve.
When the curve is small, there are often few if any symptoms. However, if…
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