Offering Scoliosis Treatment at Our Office in Reno, NV
Does one of your legs appear to be longer than the other? Do your hips ever seem to be uneven, or does your ribcage look unsymmetrical? Have you recently noticed that your clothing doesn’t fit the way it once did? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, there’s a chance that you could have scoliosis. Fortunately, you can turn to Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic in Reno, Nevada, for scoliosis diagnosis and treatment.
What Is Scoliosis?
Scoliosis refers to the presence of an abnormal spinal curve, in the shape of either a “C” or an “S.” Although scoliosis can occur in any area of the spine, it most frequently develops at the chest level and in the lower back. While the majority of scoliosis cases have no known cause, the condition can sometimes be caused by a birth defect, a neuromuscular condition, a degenerative condition, or a spinal injury or infection.
In many cases, scoliosis treatment involves wearing a brace or attending physical therapy with the goal of slowing the progression. In other instances, spinal fusion or another type of surgery could be required to correct the curvature and prevent future curving. One of the experienced spine doctors on our team will be able to let you know the best option for your specific condition.
Request a Consultation
If you think you might have scoliosis and you’d like to discuss your condition with an orthopedist on our team, contact Tahoe Fracture & Orthopedic Medical Clinic today. Scheduling an appointment is easy—you can do so by calling us or using our convenient online scheduling system. During your consultation, we’ll perform an examination, order any necessary diagnostic tests, and discuss scoliosis treatment options that might be appropriate for your needs.