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... when scoliosis is mild it is usually dismissed as harmless or not even noticed by most conventional practitioners chiropractors and osteopaths make their living by trying to treat this disorder i think its pretty much a fact that their is a strong connection between back pain and scoliosis. ... (5 replies)
... I'm a 22 y.o. male and have been having moderate lower back pain for the past 2 years. I'm about 6'3" and fairly athletic and have seen every doctor under the sun regarding this problem. My symptoms are localized pain on the left side that radiates into my left buttox. ... (5 replies)
... I have more or less the same problem. I am sixteen and have scoliosis which has degenerated rapidly in the past 3 years. Right now its a 32degree curve. ... (3 replies)

... and has a double curve which kind of balance each other out. However, one of her shoulders is lower than the other, she has a rib hump, and missing ribs. ... (3 replies)
... Hi. I posted this on the bone disorders site, and didn't get a response...Please help. ... (3 replies)
... I have one leg "longer" than the other, too. I have a severe scoliosis. I can stand on my left foot with my leg completely straight and freely swing my right foot. But over the years, I've become so used to the difference that I just stand with one leg askew and don't even notice it. ... (5 replies)
... Although I rarely recommend chiropractors, you might be a good candidate. They can be very effective in restoring proper leg length, and it doesn't look, from your MRI, that they might damage anything. ... (5 replies)
... I too have scoliosis, although mine is mild. I don't know the technical data as it's never been investigated thoroughly by a specialist. My right leg is shorter than my left. My left hip is higher than my right, and as a result my left ribs stick out more than my right. ... (5 replies)
... he hips are not in exact alignment as they should be, this in turn will add to more problems down the road with lumbar issues which may not be initally caused by Scoliosis itself, but you did say she has a lumbar curve so this will probably only add to it if her gait is way off. ... (3 replies)
... When I was 22 my top curve was 49 degrees and my lower was 19. I had harrington rod surgery at 22 for the top curve. I'm 44 now and just had lower lumbar fusion. ... (3 replies)
... You could experiment with a small lift in your shoe to equalize the length of your legs, to see if that helps. ... (5 replies)
... Yes is is possible. Scoliosis can cause many forms of pain and cause disc to degenerate quicker than usual. You need to see a scoliosis specialist and possibly get an MRI. I waited too long and I regret it. Finding out what degree your curve is is pretty important. ... (8 replies)
... You might want to post on the bone board and see if you get a response. ... (3 replies)
... u can go see a Osteopathic physician that specializes in musculoskeletal medicine for a thorough workup. they will address the scoliosis, SI joint dysnfucntion, leg lentgh discrepancy, and any other issue that you may not know about. ... (20 replies)
... I would suggest you spend some time looking for a physical therapist who specializes in scoliosis and spinal issues. ... (11 replies)
... ray to confirm whether a potential leg length discrepancy is contributing to my scoliosis problem. ... (1 replies)
... A wonderful PT to have found this. Leg length discrepancy is widely unrecognized and underdiagnosed. The LLD caused your scoliosis. LLD is inherited, it is a recessive gene and usually passes to the same gender. ... (11 replies)
... At age 14, I was sitting with one leg out to the side. I stood up, felt something BAD in my right hip, screamed and fell to the ground. The next day, my GP moved my leg around and told me I had growing pains. ... (9 replies)
... L5, large mass of scar tissue at surgery site. have pain down right leg,hip and numbness in ankle. ... (12 replies)
... Bikerchick regarding this problem and I'd like to see if any of you or any others can help me out. One orthopedic dr. ... (30 replies)

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