Scoliosis Pain Management in Adults by jamessmith94


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                    Scoliosis Pain Management in Adults

Scoliosis in adults is often associated with pain and discomfort and calls for
timely pain management services. This is an orthopedic condition that generally
affects the spinal growth, alignment and function of the spinal column. The
most common symptom of this medical condition is mid and lower back pain,
and that is why people seek medical attention and advice. This condition can
also affect teenagers and even children below 10 years.

                                          When     proper    medical       advice    is
                                          sought, the experts can recommend a
                                          proper       approach        for        pain
                                          management.       There    are     different
                                          reasons for which a person might
                                          suffer from this medical condition,
                                          and it is essential to identify the cause
                                          before offering a particular treatment

Treatment Options

There are a number of scoliosis treatment options available today, and these
can help in effective management of pain and discomfort associated with this
medical condition. There are both surgical and non-surgical means through
which scoliosis can be treated.

Non-surgical Treatment of Scoliosis

When a person presents with lower back pain, a thorough diagnosis is
conducted. In addition to that, the existing medical history of the person is
examined to determine the exact cause and nature of the problem. In most cases,
the doctor tries to address scoliosis through non-surgical means. Exercise is

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considered to be effective and beneficial and it helps the patient maintain energy
level and function and control back pain. Your doctor may also recommend
physical therapy, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Other
treatment options include epidural steroid injections or nerve root blocks that
would help to manage the pain. Scoliosis also responds well to chiropractic
treatment. Braces are not usually recommended for adults.

A good pain management center can offer quality pain management services
for scoliosis that include:

   • Spinal adjustments
   • Exercise
   • Physical therapy
   • Chiropractic care
   • Electrical stimulation
   • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
   • Administration of muscle relaxants

Surgical Procedures

There are some cases, when effective pain treatment can be obtained only
through surgical means. Surgery is recommended for patients for whom the
spinal curvature has worsened and is associated with pain that has shown no
response to non-surgical treatment. Thus in certain cases, the more viable
solution for scoliosis is surgery. Reliable and secure, surgery can also help in
managing the pain.

In conclusion, when a person suffers from a medical condition such as scoliosis,
it is essential to consult a doctor. The doctor can diagnose the condition and
provide effective and reliable scoliosis pain management services.

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3500 Nostrand Avenue
Brookyln, NY 11229
Phone: (718) 769-2521



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