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princessD
02-10-2004, 06:46 PM
what do adults due if they have scoliosis

briarrose
02-10-2004, 09:01 PM
Hello!

I'm 21 and I have adult scoliosis. Basically, I'm supposed to go have x-rays done once a year to see if my curve progresses. My curve moved 15 degrees in 4 years (my Dr. said it wouldn't move any more because I was done growing). I have a lot of pain, but it seems like I just have to deal with it. I went to physical therapy and a chiropractor for awhile, but neither of them helped. I am currently doing pilates, which helps a tiny bit.

It doesn't seem like Dr.'s know what to do with adult scoliosis. They don't like to do surgery and they don't brace you. It seems like I'm stuck.

princessD
02-10-2004, 11:05 PM
thanks
my step dad found out that he has scoliosis. he didn't know what they do for adults. i am sorry ur stuck with,he complains that his back hurts
i wasn't sure

thanks danielle

savedbygrace
02-11-2004, 12:59 PM
Is there any cure for adult scoliosis? Can the curvature still be arrested? JOB and Linda, please help!