Idiopathic Scoliosis Essay

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Scoliosis is asymptomatic and it can be caused by vertebral malformations, neuromuscular disorders and syndromic disorders. It is a musculoskeletal disorder in which the spine curves instead of maintaining a straight alignment in the coronal plane. The scoliotic curve can be found in different parts of the body including cervical, thoracolumbar, lumbar etc. The degree of the curve is measured by the region that is located.
Scoliosis is classified in three mayor’s categories: congenital, idiopathic, and neuromuscular. Idiopathic scoliosis is divided in three subcategories based on the age: Infantile idiopathic scoliosis affects children are younger than three years, juvenile idiopathic scoliosis that appear in children’s between three and ten
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Others braces can be used by night time too. The patients that use them are treated and monitored approximately every six months .Another treatment is the spinal fusion surgery treatment that helps to prevent progression but it have more complications as the patient grows and the curve increased. After surgery the patient have to wear a Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis (TLSO) or soft brace such as SpineCor .Others nonsurgical treatment included electrical simulation, physical therapy, chiropractic treatments and biofeedback.
The idiopathic scoliosis is the most common form of scoliosis that affects adolescent during their puberty. It is asymptomatic so is you or anyone in your family have between ten or sixteen years the best way to know is you have it is by going to the doctor and take the Adam’s bend test. The faster you knew that you have it the faster they will give you a treatment to stop it. But always remember even if you can avoid it maintaining a straight posture at walking and seating will keep your back

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