Glacier Chiropractic
1702 NW Market Street
Seattle WA 98107

Is Scoliosis Causing Your Back Pain?

Scoliosis Back Pain

Could your backaches and pain be caused by scoliosis? If you or your child have recently been diagnosed with spine curvature problems and are looking for a holistic treatment plan for your symptoms, we may be able to help.

  • Reduce Pain
  • Increase Flexibility
  • Strengthen Core Muscles
  • Improve Joint Mobility
  • Improve Posture
  • Reduce Pressure On the Nervous System

Scoliosis In Children

Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Some children are born with it. In other cases, you start to see it between the ages of 10-15. Although it occurs in both sexes, girls tend to develop scoliosis at a higher rate than boys and with a more severe degree of curvature requiring intervention.

If your child is struggling with back pain, make sure they’ve been checked for the symptoms of scoliosis.

  • Uneven Hips Or Shoulders
  • Difficulty Breathing
  • Reduced Lung Capacity
  • Leg Weakness Or Numbness
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Difficulty Walking
  • Difficulty Standing Up Straight

Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Adults can also develop scoliosis condition as they age. Painful sideways curvatures of the spine in adults may be caused by disc degeneration or degenerative arthritis in the spinal joints.

It most often affects the lower spine and is diagnosed via X-rays and may also require an MRI to determine the level of severity.

Can Scoliosis Be Cured?

There is no cure for scoliosis. In very severe cases, surgery may be required. Sometimes, a child whose bones are still growing will have to wear a brace. In many cases, a chiropractor can help treat and slow the progression of the condition.

How A Chiropractor Can Relieve Your Back Pain

With mild scoliosis, back pain can be treated by a chiropractor. We can help you improve your overall spinal alignment through a series of regular chiropractic adjustments, prescribed exercises, personalized therapies, and patient education.

Scoliosis Care In Seattle, WA

If you live in the Ballard neighborhood or surrounding areas and are looking for a holistic scoliosis chiropractor for yourself or your child, call Glacier Chiropractic to schedule an exam and consultation. Don’t wait for your back pain to get worse. Get started with a personalized treatment plan today.

Glacier ChiropracticGlacier Chiropractic, located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, offers complete chiropractic care and adjustments. Our pain management services cater to various ailments, such as sports injuries, back pain, leg pain, sciatica, neck pain, and pinched nerves. In emergencies, our team is also equipped to provide immediate care.

How To Reach Us

Ballard, Seattle Office

Looking for a chiropractor in Seattle, Washington? Our chiropractic office is nestled in the neighborhood of Ballard. We’re close to the following areas: Ballard, Sunset Hill, Loyal Heights, Crown Hill, Greenwood, Phinney Ridge, Green Lake, Wallingford, Fremont, Magnolia, Queen Anne & Westlake.