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Scoliosis is a disorder in which your spine is curved to one side. The curve angle is in can any size and can appear in any area of spine but it mostly occurs in the lower back and at chest level. Doctors mostly use C and S letter in describing the curve of scoliosis. Scoliosis treatable and you can get rid of this condition by consulting our Expert scoliosis doctor in NYC.
You can face scoliosis at any age but it most likely to appear in teens between 10 to15. Sometimes infants are diagnosed with scoliosis too. AANS (American Association of Neurological Surgeons) report shows that almost nine million Americans are affected by scoliosis. If you are facing this medical disorder then you need to take our scoliosis treatment in NYC.
Spinal curve is always included in every type of scoliosis but its root cause, the age of onset and progression speed specifies the specific type of scoliosis.
Congenital scoliosis is uncommon and nearly affects only 1 in 10,000 newborns. Vertebrae malformation during the development of fetal is the main cause of Congenital Scoliosis. Partial formation or absence of some bones in the spine may result in congenital scoliosis.
Early Onset Scoliosis
Early onset scoliosis occurs in children of max age 10. It not just affects the spine but also result in malformed ribs which can cause trouble in lung development.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
It is the most common type of scoliosis and occurs as the child grows. It appears in 4 out of 100 children in age of 10 to 18. Around 30% of the age of onset adolescent idiopathic scoliosis has found the cause in the genetic link. We offer the best Scoliosis Treatment in NYC to encounter scoliosis in your child.
Skeleton wear and tear results in degenerative scoliosis. It results in the sideways curvature of the spine and mostly affects adults gradually over time.
Several disorders of spinal cord, brain and muscular system result in neuromuscular scoliosis. It mostly appears in adults and condition become most severe for those who are unable to walk
In Scheuermann’s Kyphosis, front vertebrae grow faster than the back vertebrae. This is usually diagnosed during adolescence and mostly occurs as a result of some vertebrae structural deformity. NYC Stem Cell Institute has a team of expert scoliosis doctor in New York City who are highly skilled to diagnose and treat your Scheuermann’s Kyphosis effectively.
It is a secondary result of some kind of syndrome in you. Mostly occurring syndromes are Marfan’s syndrome and trisomy 21.
Following are some symptoms in infants who are facing scoliosis
If your child has any of the above symptoms then do consult our scoliosis specialist in NYC. If his scoliosis remains untreated, he might face major problems in later life like impairing of heart and lung functions.
Our scoliosis specialist in NYC will take your physical test of the spine, ribs, hips, and shoulders.
Your neurological test will be carried out before starting the scoliosis treatment in New York City to diagnose:
For assessment of shape, location, direction and angle curve, the following tests are performed before scoliosis treatment in NYC
If your child scoliosis curve is between 20 and 40 degrees then our scoliosis specialist in NYC will recommend wearing back brace to stop the growth of curve.
Brace consist of hard plastic and its type depends upon the severity and location of scoliosis. Brace need to be wear 16 and 23 hours a day until scoliosis finish growing.
Back brace cannot correct your curve and hence you need to take scoliosis treatment in NYC.
Which exercises are preferred during scoliosis treatment in New York City?
When you are having mild scoliosis then our experts suggest you some exercises as a scoliosis treatment in New York City.
In targeted stretching is used with other therapies by our scoliosis therapist in NYC. In this exercise identified rigid areas and shortened neural tissues are targeted and stretched. This stretching allows your spin to lift and lengthen.
Isometric and Isotonic
Isometric and Isotonic are used as scoliosis treatment in New York City to lengthen your spine and to increase the support system of musculature. These exercises will help you in stabilizing scoliosis curve, improving posture and reducing pain. Our scoliosis experts use corrective techniques for de-rotating the spine to assist.
In this exercise, it is recommended by our experts to hold your body in correct posture during daily activities.
Three-dimensional weighting is applied to the head, shoulder, torso, and hips. It will cause the brain to correct the posture of the spine and posture.
Most cases of scoliosis do not need surgery but our expert scoliosis doctor in NYC if:
Types of Scoliosis Surgery in New York City
In spinal fusion surgery, two or more vertebrae are joined together for strengthening the spine
Our best scoliosis specialist removes the gel-like disc between the vertebrae for relieving pressure on nerves.
In laminectomy, a section of bones in your spine is removed to relieve pressure on nerves and to take your spine in proper shape again.
If you are suffering from scoliosis then take our scoliosis treatment in NYC to get the best results.