Posts tagged children with scoliosis
Chiropractic and Your Kids: Screening for Scoliosis

If your child has been diagnosed with scoliosis, don't be alarmed. It is commonly seen in children, and is an abnormal sideways curve in the spine. If it's not caught early enough, scoliosis can become increasingly worse with age and can lead to significant back pain and even arthritis in the spine. We want your children to grow up strong and healthy, which is why it’s important for you to be aware of the signs and symptoms of scoliosis.

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Chiropractic Care for Children with Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal change in the curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is congenital, meaning that it is something you're born with, but not usually recognized until a child is in elementary school. Sometimes there are absolutely no symptoms associated with scoliosis, and other times a child's posture may look odd, as if their torso is leaning more to one side than the other. It can be accompanied by soreness or pain, depending on the severity.

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