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Scoliosis Research - Scoliosis in general - What can Chiropractic do for Scoliosis?


Chiropractic has never cured anyone of anything.


If we go looking for the named condition that Chiropractic can be applied to and produce change in we will find ourselves in a merry-go-round of symptoms, loosing sight of the whole because of an obsession with the parts. So the question of What can Chiropractic Cure should be changed to "How" can Chiropractic Assist? The answer is simple. A well functioning mind and body has a greater opportunity to heal, repair and function than a poorly functioning one. A well functioning mind and body depends to a significant degree on a well functioning spine and nerve system. This is Chiropractic's contribution.


People find that chiropractic's ability to produce better spine and nerve system function changes their life expression. There are thousands of symptoms and conditions that chiropractic has been associated with helping, however don't ask "Can Chiropractic Cure this or that condition" - instead ask "If my mind and body was functioning better through Chiropractic would I be better placed to handle this condition?"

Scoliosis Research

"The combined use of spinal manipulation and postural therapy appeared to significantly reduce the severity of the Cobb angle in all 19 subjects."

-The Cobb is a Scoliosis measurement. The greater the angle the more severe the scoliotic curve.

Morningstar M. Et al. Scoliosis treatment using a combination of manipulative and rehabilitative therapy: a retrospective case study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, Sept. 14, 2004

Scoliosis in general

Scoliosis is a condition where the spine when viewed from behind has an S shaped curve.

What can Chiropractic do for Scoliosis?

Your chiropractor will perform a complete consult and examination and may take radiographs (x rays). After review of the examination findings your chiropractor will recommend an appropriate and individual care program. Treatment consists of specific manual adjustments, to the individual joints of the body and spine, which restore damaged neurologic function.