Scoliosis is a three-dimensional deformity of the backbone. In simple terms, scoliosis is the abnormal a C or an S shape curvature of the spine. If you have scoliosis, here is some information on how rehabilitation for scoliosis can help you in a long term. The types of treatments that may be in a rehabilitation plan include assistive devices, cognitive rehabilitation therapy, mental health counseling, occupational therapy, physical therapy, recreational therapy, vocational rehabilitation, and many more. Often scoliosis is preferred to treat scoliosis conservatively and with physical therapy.
Different treatment modalities, such as massage, exercise, stretching, functional training, self-management strategies, workout prescription, lifestyle advice, and other methods used in physiotherapy can help you manage your pain and also maintain a healthy weight, which can reduce the strain on your back. In a long term, these methods are unlikely to improve the curvature of your spine but may help to prevent the progression of the condition and improve your improve strength, mobility, and fitness. Mental health counseling recreational therapy can help to deal with the psychological outcomes of having scoliosis and improve emotional well-being. If it’s needed, occupational therapy can help improve your ability to perform daily activities, such as work, play, education, leisure, rest and sleep, and social participation.
All in all, the long-term benefits of rehabilitation include prevention of surgery, improved physical, emotional, psychological well being and better problem-managing skills. I suggest you visit Gemma.lt to find out more about available expert rehabilitation services for scoliosis.