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Scoliosis Treatments

Treatments for Scoliosis

The following treatments are listed for Scoliosis in our knowledge base:

  • Watchful waiting - mild conditions may require no treatment other than monitoring for worsening.
  • Treatment of any underlying cause of scoliosis
  • Bracing
    • Spinal cast
    • Spinal brace
    • Milwaukee brace
    • Thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO)
  • Surgery
  • Other treatments that have not been successful
    • Chiropractic manipulation
    • Electrical stimulation
    • Nutritional supplementation
    • Exercise - not successful in correcting scoliosis but desirable to maintain mobility.
  • Supportive treatments to cope with the spinal curvature:
    • Built-up shoe - if one leg is longer than the other

Treatments for Causes of Scoliosis

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Scoliosis:

More causes: not all possible causes for Scoliosis are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Scoliosis.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Scoliosis:

The following list of conditions have 'Scoliosis' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Scoliosis or choose View All.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Scoliosis:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Scoliosis' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.

 

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