Do You Need a Scoliosis Brace?

Do you need a scoliosis brace?  No?  Maybe one of your kids does.  And before you discount this idea, you really should consider a brace, particularly if scoliosis runs in your family.

Scoliosis can Affect Anyone | Call to Arrange an Appointment | (480) 892-0022
Scoliosis can Affect Anyone | Call to Arrange an Appointment | (480) 892-0022

Scoliosis Bracing and Your Kids

Since you love your children, you want the best for them. Our kids’ health is very important to us and we do anything to keep them healthy. If your son or daughter suffers from scoliosis, a scoliosis brace can be the solution. A brace will allow you to avoid back surgery, and this device is noninvasive and safe at the same time. So read on to find out more.

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is just a problem with your spine’s curve. The spine then takes the form of the letter “C” or “S” after making a huge curve from side to side. Your spine might also twist or rotate. Patients might have difficulties breathing and experience pain down the road. Most of the time, you won’t need any kind of treatment to deal with your scoliosis. If you have a severe case of scoliosis, however, you might need a scoliosis brace or surgery.

When Do You Need a Scoliosis Brace?

When do you need a scoliosis brace? You should use a scoliosis brace to keep spine curve progression at bay. This type of brace will help you keep your back in proper alignment. The true goal is preventing your curvature problem from getting even worse. Don’t expect your child’s spinal curve to become straight right away, as this situation will not happen. The back of your child will return to its original position once you remove the device from your kid’s spine. This type of treatment is used in growing children to avoid the progression of the spine curve.

When the kid’s skeleton doesn’t grow any more, brace treatment is discontinued. Research has shown that scoliosis braces work to prevent any spine curve from getting worse. The more kids wear these types of braces the more powerful these items become. These braces are very good at providing immediate control over a spinal curvature. Parents will see a slight correction of a kid’s spine when a scoliosis brace is applied. The spine’s curve tends to return when a kid stops wearing it.

So remember, you want what is best for your children.  If they have scoliosis, don’t let it go untreated.  Call your chiropractor for scoliosis treatment options.

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Gilbert, AZ 85296
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