Scoliosis is a condition that leads to an abnormal curve of the spine, or backbone. The spine has normal curves when looking from the side, but it should appear straight when looking from the front. side of the body, and the bones of the spine twist on each other, forming a “C” or an “S” shape in the spine.

scoliosis treatment
1. Scoliosis is an abnormal curve in the spine.
2. There are several types of scoliosis based on the cause and age when the curve develops; the majority of patients have no known cause.
3. The most common symptom of scoliosis is curvature of the spine.
4. Scoliosis risk factors include age (9-15-year-olds), female sex, and family history.
5. Diagnosis is done by the physical exam and by imaging techniques such as X-rays, CT scans, or MRIs.
6. Depending on the severity of the curve and the risk for it getting worse, scoliosis can be treated with observation, bracing, or surgery.
7. Orthopedic surgeons or neurosurgeons are often consult


1. Orthopedic surgeons or neurosurgeons are often consulted if surgery is needed.
2. The prognosis for an individual with scoliosis ranges from mainly good to fair, depending on how early the problem is diagnosed and treated. Says Dr.Rakesh Tyagi (physiotherapist in noida)
3. There is no cure for scoliosis, but the symptoms can be reduced.
4. Physiotherapy treatment for scoliosis at vikalp physiotherapy noida
# heating/swd
# traction
# stretching of shortened muscles and ligaments
# strengthing and activating weak muscles
# bracing
# inversion table
# exessive program to correct asymmetry