The scoliosis treatment in this study focuses on the reduction of scoliosis by manipulative and rehabilitative methods not commonly used by most chiropractors. The major difference in this scoliosis treatment compared to others is that stimulation of the involuntary postural reflexes is utilized in the clinic setting as well as in home care. Patient History: 60-year-old woman with known history of idiopathic scoliosis which did not require treatment as an adolescent. She was having significant back pain and leg pain and weakness. After failure of conservative therapy, she elected for surgical scoliosis correction and stabilization.
Patient Case Study #3: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis History. 11 year-old girl who was diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis by her pediatrician. Despite an attempt at bracing, the patient had progression of her curve from 40 to 60 degrees over the span of one year. Examination. Neurologically normal and well-balanced spine exam. Images. Jan 28, 2008 · However, many studies suggest that the side effects of the surgery are worse than the side effects of the scoliosis itself. Surgery or Alternative Treatment: Dr. Hersh explains your choices. Consider the titles & conclusions of the following Scoliosis studies.
Adult Scoliosis History A 33 year old female with a history of scoliosis diagnosed in adolescence presented with complaints of severe, progressive lower back pain and left lower extremity pain, numbness and tingling.4.7/5(143). However, adults may also be diagnosed with scoliosis, either when a curve that existed in their youth progresses, or as a de novo (newly diagnosed condition) that can result from degenerative changes in the spine and osteoporosis. Figures 1-4: Progression of adult scoliosis from age 14 .
The patient is a 54-year-old female diagnosed with idiopathic scoliosis as an adolescent. Twenty years earlier, despite the presence of a significant progressive spinal deformity, she was told that she was not a surgical candidate because of her age. She has experienced pain in the thoracic spine. Adult degenerative (or de novo) scoliosis; Adult idiopathic scoliosis is a case that existed in childhood. Adult degenerative scoliosis, which commonly arises after the age of 40 or 50, is caused by degenerative changes in spinal discs. It’s also possible for scoliosis to develop in adults due to disease, surgery, or trauma, although this is.