10 Symptoms Expressed by Scoliosis Patients

Scoliosis_symptomsJune is National Scoliosis Awareness Month.

What does it feel like to have Scoliosis? If you have Scoliosis or know somebody that does, please feel free to post your comments about it here. There is actually a lot more than just 10 — here are 10 of the most common.   We’d like to hear what you have to say.

• Chronic pain in lower back & legs
• Aesthet
ic deformity (humped back, extended hip, uneven shoulders & legs)

• Discomfort
• Self consciousness
• Embarrassment

• Low self esteem
• Psychological stress

• Inability to perform fun activities
• Shortness of breath
• Trouble performing simple tasks
• Tingling, numbness & muscle spasms
• We
akness 

• Lack of compassion & understanding from others
• Inability to sleep

Schroth Method is physiotherapeautic treatment system that uses isometric exercises to strengthen or lengthen certain muscles. Ultimately, the goal is to either “push” or “pull” the spinal curvature back in normal range by using your own muscles.  Additionally, Physical Therapy for Scoliosis dramatically reduces the pain, appearance of scoliosis and increases the physical abilities of the patient.
BrightSTAR also provides FREE screening services for Scoliosis.   At Bright STAR Physical Therapy, our staff is constantly getting more training and more education on new or innovative treatment options in order to relieve your back pain and discomfort.  We have 2 locations in the San Fernando Valley — Woodland Hills, CA, Valley Village / North Hollywood, CA.   Bright STAR physical therapists will be able to help you find relief from back pain. Call our office today for a free consultation (818)343-3900. You can also visit our website at www.BrightSTARPT.com

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