Best Non-Surgical Scoliosis Treatment in Malaysia
Scoliosis is a condition that is treatable without surgery. Corrective non-surgical scoliosis care needs full-fledged precision. In other words, it must be holistic and targeted. A full-fledged holistic system of scoliosis treatment will address all components of a given scoliotic condition. Here the five most common issues that impact pateints with scoliosis:
- Vertebral misalignments: Spina bone misalignment are the most common finding in scoliosis patients. The most significant misalignment issue in scoliosis is rotational malpositioning and the side-bending of the spine. Rotational misalignment is the leading cause of progression or worsening. Targeted scoliosis treatment can help minimize these rotational misalignments.
- Soft tissue problems: Soft tissues are muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Most have congenitally shortened ligaments, tendons, or muscles on one or both sides. The shortened or tight soft tissues of the spine, upper extremities, and lower extremities directly influence the scoliosis spine.
- Discrepancies in leg length: A short leg is all too common in scoliosis. A shorter leg on one side causes a pelvic tilt. Pelvic tilts lead to the tilting or side-bending of the spine. Full-fledged holistic scoliosis treatments address the short leg through careful assessment and heel supports that balances the pelvis.
- Spinal disc issues: The spinal disc has two major components; the nucleus pulposus and the annular fibrosis. In a healthy spine, the nucleus pulposus is in the center, surrounded and reinforced with annular fibers. Published studies have documented shifts of the nucleus from the center towards the side. Non-surgical scoliosis treatment programs need to implements therapy programs that help reposition the nucleus pulposus back towards the center.
- Muscle weakness: Weak core muscles are present in all scoliosis patients. Strengthening programs for scoliosis differs. Rehabilitation of weak core muscles needs careful consideration to avoid worsening the curve. In other words, you can’t go to the gym, swing, or do Yoga to get rid of the weak muscles without having an accurate assessment of your muscles and scoliosis by an expert with a firm understanding of non-surgical scoliosis treatment.
Scoliosis Treatment At Chiropractic Specialty Center (CSC)
Scoliosis treatment at the Chiropractic Specialty Center® is based on well-researched methods developed by others and further enhanced with systems, processes, and technologies incorporated from NSD therapy® methods. In other words, our scoliosis treatments are a combination of several ways enhanced by our specific spine and joint pain rehabilitation methods. Therefore, you get the benefits of other methods and those offered through NSD Therapy® and our targeted forms of chiropractic, physiotherapy, and rehabilitative exercises specific to scoliosis.
Scoliosis is a complex neuro-musculoskeletal disorder that requires targeted, specific treatments. Typical findings in scoliotic patients are:
- Spinal joint pain and malfunction.
- Muscular rigidity.
- Ligamentous laxity.
- Even spinal degenerative disc disease.
A targeted treatment plan focuses on each of these structures in addition to specialized therapeutic exercises. Scoliosis is case-specific, meaning there are individual variances that require specialized attention. As such, the cut-and-paste methods used by competing providers may be of some use for specific types. Still, the more complicated cases need accurate assessments followed by specialized scoliosis treatments.
CSC’s scoliosis treatment in Malaysia is your best alternative to scoliosis surgery in Malaysia. We implement the best evidence-based chiropractic and clinical physiotherapy and customized exercise rehabilitation programs to achieve desired results; contact one of our centers today.
The Spine Column
The spine is an integral part of your body. It houses almost all the nerves your body needs to function. Additionally, it provides support and structure to your body. The spine starts at the base of your skull and runs down to your pelvis; it comprises 33 individual bones called vertebrae. Each bone (vertebra) is about an inch thick and stacked upon one another to form the spinal column. Only in the thoracic region (upper back and mid-back area) are the vertebrae connected to your ribs, flat but curved bones that provide structural protection to the vital organs such as the heart and lungs.
Each vertebra consists of a body, lamina, spinous process, transverse process, and articular facets. To make it simpler to understand the anatomy of your spine, the tiny protrusions that you feel at the back of your spine from the skull to your tailbone are what we call the spinous processes. These are the out-pokings (spinous processes) located at the back of the vertebrae. In contrast, the body is found at the front of the spine, and the transverse processes are the pairs of protrusions on both sides of the vertebrae to which the back muscles attach.
Before we get too deep, it may be helpful to disclose the terms we intend on using in the upcoming paragraphs; namely “Concave” and “Convex.”
Concave and Convex Aspects of Scoliotic Spine
A concave structure is one where the surface has turned inwards, and “convex” describes a curve that has turned outwards. Concave and convex, when used in reference to scoliosis, describe how the scoliotic curve has shifted in relation to the midline of your body. It may be better to visualize the terms concave and convex terms as referring to either the top of the rainbow or the bottom of the rainbow. The top of the rainbow bows outward, while the bottom bows inward. So, the convex part of the curve is similar to the curve at the top of a rainbow, and the lower portion (bottom) of the rainbow, where the curve turns inward, would be analogous to the concave aspects of a scoliotic curve.
The “Three-Dimensional” Aspect of Our Therapy Methods
Scoliosis is a complicated, three-dimensional disorder of the spine. In scoliosis, the affected individual may have both lateral curvature and vertebral rotation. Lateral curve scoliosis is present when the vertebral column bends from side to side. The curvature can be a single (C-shaped) curvature or a double curvature making it an S-shaped curve. Unlike others, the chiropractor and physiotherapists of the Chiropractic Specialty Centers® pay added attention to the type curve you have. The “C-Shape” and “S-Shape” characteristics of scoliosis are markers that render scoliosis either easy or difficult to manage. The “C” Shaped curves are typically easily treated. But, the “S” shaped curves required expert-level care offered by our clinical teams.
Scoliosis Treatment for Rotational Curves
On the other hand, rotational scoliosis is more complicated as it causes a twisting deformity of the vertebral structure. As the disease progressively worsens, the spinous processes in the area of curvature will rotate toward the concavity of the curve while the vertebral body rotates to the opposite side. For example, a patient has a left concavity of thoracic curvature; the spinous process rotates to the left while the vertebral body rotates to the right. Therefore, the involved vertebral bones in the affected scoliosis region turn in a three-dimensional manner. On the concave side of the curvature, the ribs are close together, whereas, on the convex side, they are widely separated.
As the vertebral bodies turn, the spinous processes rotate and deviate more and more to the concave side of the scoliotic curve, pushing and turning the ribs along with them. The back surface of a scoliosis spine can be more elevated on one side, producing a rib hump. This is caused by the posterior ribs being pushed to the back on the convex side, causing rib protrusion on the affected side. On the other hand, the anterior ribs on the concave side are pushed anteriorly. On the concavity side, the vertebrae and intervertebral discs (spinal disc) are decreased in height.
How Important is the Three Dimensional Component In Non-Surgical Scoliosis Treatment?
We can never overstate the degree of importance given to the three-dimensional aspects of scoliosis. Therefore, the care you get from a Chiropractic Specialty Center® focuses on stabilizing scoliosis from a three-dimensional part.
Even though the mechanisms regarding the various rotational components of scoliosis are poorly understood, it is one of the leading factors that cause scoliosis and worsens scoliotic curves. As such, CSC’s full-fledged holistic scoliosis treatment programs of assessment and scoliosis treatment address the scoliotic spine’s three-dimensional characteristics. Get the best scoliosis treatment at CSC today. We offer an effective alternative to spine surgery in Malaysia.
The care you get from Chiropractic Specialty Center® is second to none. Our methods, systems, and technology are best for treating spinal injury, joint pain, sports injuries, and scoliosis. Visit our scoliosis teams of chiropractors and physiotherapists today and receive the best non-surgical scoliosis treatment in Malaysia.