The most common age range for scoliosis diagnosis in adolescence. That is why it is known as adolescent scoliosis. When it happens before the age of 10, this is mentioned as early-onset scoliosis.
Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is one of the most common forms of this disease. One out of four children is affected by this disease aged between 10 to 18. As the name suggests this disease occurs at the adolescence stage but no cause still has been identified.
Adult-onset scoliosis or degenerative scoliosis is recognized by the side curves of the spine that grows with time. Spine degeneration and disc problem are common symptoms of aging. When the discs and joints start degenerating and degrading it causes spinal curvature on one side. This is the most prominent sign of scoliosis. It commonly grows in the lumbar spine and in the lower back and takes the C-shape.
Neuromuscular scoliosis develops due to several reasons that cause spinal disorders along with problems in the brain and muscles. When the nerves and muscles cannot maintain the right alignment, it leads to a curved spine. This curvature grows in adulthood and becomes in the patients and they become unable to walk.
Alice uses her many years of experiences to treat patients with scoliosis.
Exercise is a crucial component of treating the scoliosis condition. Alice will customize scoliosis specific exercises for each patient based on the individual’s ability and curve type.
Before and after
Pictures show patients with scoliosis before and after having scoliosis treatment with Alice.