Scoliosis Treatments in Tallahassee, FL


Causes, Symptoms, Treatment of Scoliosis -  Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy

Scoliosis is a spinal condition that causes your spine to curve sideways. While scoliosis can definitely cause pain, people also experience back pain from straining their muscles to compensate for the lateral curve of their spine. If you are experiencing back  or hip pain caused by muscle strain, Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy has the answer! The AO Treatment along with massage therapy has been known to relieve these aches and pains from scoliosis. 

Common Causes of Scoliosis

Most cases of Scoliosis do not have a clear identifiable cause. There are many theories, but none have been found to be conclusive. There is, however, strong evidence that scoliosis is inherited from one's family. One known cause of scoliosis is a result of abnormal muscles or nerves.  Approximately 6-9 Million Americans have scoliosis by the age of 16.  Most people identify their scoliosis between the ages of 10-15.  Girls are more likely to be affected by scoliosis. Scoliosis commonly grows during your "growth spurt" years rarely progressing during adulthood. Degenerative scoliosis beings after the age of 40. This occurs when the combination of age and deterioration of the spine leads to the development of curve in the spine.  

Scoliosis Symptoms

  • Pain areas in the back
  • Leaning to one side
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Deep muscle aches
  • Uneven hips
  • One shoulder is higher than the other
  • One leg appears shorter than the other
  • Head is tilted and rotated slightly
  • Poor posture
  • positive Adam's Test (orthopedic test)

Scoliosis Treatments in Tallahassee, FL

  • Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy offers gentle treatments for scoliosis with the AO Treatment, Back Treatment plus medical massage therapy.  
  • Medical Massage Therapy can be an effective treatment for relieving the muscle tension from scoliosis.  Massage Therapy improves blood flow and flexibility to stimulate healing.