Scoliosis is a curvature in the spine which can be either be a
that becomes increasingly/more obvious when you observe the scoliotic spine from behind. In many cases of scoliosis, symptoms are mild, but when the condition is moderate to severe, it can be very debilitating and disabling to the patient.
For most patients with mild scoliosis, it doesn't require any treatment until/unless the scoliosis developed to become painful or difficult to breathe or move. It affects mainly in the
There are two types of scoliosis:
Common visible scoliosis signs include
If the scoliosis progresses to a worse condition, the spine may also rotate on its axis, on top on the curving at the side, causing the ribs to appear more rotated and bent at an angle (side/forward bending + rotation).
In severe cases of scoliosis, patients may develop
For the rehabilitative management of this disease, here is a breakdown of what our senior physiotherapists and occupational therapists will prescribe and do for patients.
Deep Tissue Release Massage:
Regular deep tissue release will help to soften and loosen tight and shortened muscles for best results of posture correction
*please note that results will vary depending on the severity of the curvature, maturity and coping ability as well as compliance of the patient, and the individual curve pattern