Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine has abnormal curvatures. Depending on the severity of the curve(s), scoliosis can cause anything from slight aching to major discomfort since some of your organs may be getting crushed. Surgery is a well-known way for treating scoliosis. However, there are other options available to you if you are apprehensive about or don’t want to have surgery.  

Find Relief in Chiropractic

Experienced chiropractors can help you treat your scoliosis without any invasive surgeries. Chiropractors are trained to know how your body works. They are experts in moving muscle, bones, tendons, and other parts of your body into the right place to optimize relief. Additionally, while many chiropractors know how to release tension and correct misalignment in almost all parts of the body, they are usually especially well versed in relieving spinal pain. In a number of sessions, an expert chiropractor can greatly reduce the negative effects and pain of scoliosis.

Build Restorative Habits

After meeting with a chiropractor a few times, they can help you build restorative habits to continue doing at home and throughout your daily life. The key to maintaining proper spinal alignment achieved through chiropractic work is what you do after the sessions. Restorative habits may include learning how to lift heavy objects without injuring your back, stretches, and at-home simple exercises among other things. Following these recommendations will make the effects of your chiropractic sessions more long-lasting and effective.  

Attend Rehab

Rehab is the final step to take after chiropractic sessions and learning to build restorative habits. You will receive one-on-one help that will aid you in the recovery process. Rehab is necessary for maintaining good spinal health and keeping your scoliosis symptoms at bay. Even though it may think you don’t need rehab because of how much better your symptoms are after just a few chiropractic sessions, it is imperative that you go to all recommended sessions of rehab since that helps build up proper alignment and stamina.  

Surgery for scoliosis can take a long time to recover from. Furthermore, as with all surgeries, there is a considerable amount of risk when you choose to fix scoliosis with surgery. Choosing other, noninvasive forms of scoliosis treatment can reduce your risk and help make your body stronger on its own.

If you are searching for noninvasive scoliosis treatments in place of surgery, consult with chiropractic experts at Tigard Chiropractic & Auto Injury today.