Scoliosis Treatment in Houston
EFFECTIVE NONSURGICAL & SURGICAL SOLUTIONS
At Minivasive Pain & Orthopedics, our spine specialists in orthopedics work to diagnose spinal deformities and ensure your spine and surrounding nerves are treated as an interconnected system. To accurately diagnose scoliosis, our expert utilize imaging studies to identify whether the spine is unstable or if the abnormal curvature affects nearby nerves or organs.
Do I have Scoliosis?
Signs of Scoliosis include:
- An abnormal sideways-curved spine
- Physical changes in posture, such as a loss of height
- Feeling aching pain in the back or neck during physical exertion
- Radiating pain in the arms or legs
- Tingling or numbness in the hands or feet
MEDICAL & SURGICAL TREATMENTS FOR SCOLIOSIS
Physical therapy can strengthen the muscles to improve posture and stabilize the spine, which in turn makes movement more comfortable and less painful. Effective, simple stretching and strength-building exercises can improve flexibility and strengthen the spine-supporting muscles. Physical therapy is prescribed by our doctors to ensure your program meets your needs and goals, and committing to a long-term program is an important part of long-term treatment.
Stretches that can alleviate scoliosis pain include:
- Pelvic tilt
- Arm and leg raises
- Cat or camel stretches
- Bird/dog stretches
- Child’s pose
- And others
Suffering From Pain?