If you struggle with back pain due to scoliosis (curved spine), turn to Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries in Altoona, Ankeny, and Grimes, Iowa. Aaron Martin, DC, and his highly trained team offers holistic scoliosis management solutions that reduce bothersome symptoms and prevent worsening spinal irregularities. Call the nearest office to schedule an evaluation, or use the online booking tab today.
Scoliosis is a condition that affects your spine, making it curve sideways. The condition often develops during childhood or due to muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy.
Scoliosis management at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries uses natural methods to ease pain and reduce complications associated with scoliosis. The skilled providers are highly trained and have many years of experience improving the lives of scoliosis patients.
The hallmark symptoms of scoliosis include:
The risk factors for scoliosis include a family history of scoliosis, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, and spinal cord abnormalities. Previous chest wall surgery, spine infections, and spinal injuries are also risk factors.
Girls are more likely than boys to develop more advanced stages of scoliosis requiring treatment.
To determine if you have scoliosis and establish the most effective treatment, the Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries team discusses your symptoms and medical history. They complete a physical exam, evaluate your spine, and may order digital X-rays, an MRI, or other imaging procedures to determine the severity of your condition.
To manage scoliosis and the discomfort it may cause, the Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries team may suggest:
Your provider tailors each scoliosis management solution to your specific needs. They show you exercises and stretches to complete at home to improve musculoskeletal functioning, reduce the risk of a worsening curvature, and ease back pain. Don’t hesitate to call the office at any time with questions.
In severe cases of scoliosis requiring surgery, your Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries specialist refers you to a highly skilled surgeon nearby.
Schedule an evaluation at Iowa Chiropractic Clinic & Sports Injuries by phone or online today to take advantage of outstanding scoliosis management.