2 Ways to Fix a Crooked Spine
Scoliosis is defined as a lateral curvature of the spine that has an angle of more than 10 degrees. The cause of the abnormal curvature cannot be ascertained, but it can occur due to a history of illness from a parent, accidents, and bad habits in activities. Bad habits in these activities include putting your wallet in your back pocket, sitting with your legs crossed, and using a sling bag. There are two ways to cure scoliosis, namely surgery and non-surgical therapy.
Non-operative therapy that needs to be done is the use of a brace and physical exercise with physiotherapy to reduce pain. Keep in mind, braces can correct curvature of the spine in patients, especially those with curves of more than 30 degrees. As with braces, the use of a brace will not last forever.
Action on people with scoliosis needs to be done immediately. This is because scoliosis can spread and cause other diseases, such as Nucleus Pulposus Hernia (HNP), lung infections, and heart attacks. Apart from all that, prevention of scoliosis is a mandatory thing that can be done. Active sports, leaving bad habits, and maintaining body weight are ways that can be done to avoid scoliosis. Read next