Click to schedule your initial consultation. We do not endorse non-Cleveland Clinic products or services. Approximately seven million people in the United States suffer from scoliosis and the experts at Virginia Spine Institute can offer the least invasive procedures to treat it. Surgery is the right option for a very select group of people. In this situation, the spine has weakened right above the fusion, causing the patient's posture to bend forward. Changes in the appearance of the body are also possible depending on the degree of the spinal curve.
Some scoliosis patients may not experience symptoms.
Adult Scoliosis Correction
In general, most scoliosis in adolescents occurs in the thoracic or rib cage portion of the spine. Chiropractors apply pressure to an area to align bones and return joints to a more normal motion. When you remove a block from the tower, other blocks can be affected. It's a treatment process called Priority Consult. The most common type of spinal deformity in adults is degenerative scoliosis.