A new concept in scoliosis treatment is that of maintaining spine mobility following correction. The ability of the spine to move freely may allow the patient to participate more fully in sports and other activities and may decrease the chance of back pain, as he or she gets older.
Adults with scoliosis have chronic pain because, well, they have scoliosis! Effective treatment for scoliosis-related pain should obviously be designed to stabilize or reduce the scoliosis, even in the adult patient. Most medical physicians will tell you that scoliosis cannot be corrected in adult patients, but that’s just simply not true.
Apr 25, 2019 · With the first, or adult idiopathic scoliosis, people have a curve as a child that persists into adulthood. "So you have people who have scoliosis as an adolescent," says Dr. Steven Glassman Author: Michael O. Schroeder.