What does levoscoliosis mean?

Levoscoliosis is a spinal curve that occurs when the spine inclines more on the left side in a ‘C’ shape. The curve often starts in the lower back. Levoscoliosis is not as common as scoliosis that involves curvature towards the right side.

What does dextroscoliosis mean?

Dextroscoliosis is a type of scoliosis. Scoliosis is a deformity of the spine that results in a sideways curve of the spinal column. If the spine curves to the right, the condition is known as dextroscoliosis. If the spine curves to the left, the condition is called levoscoliosis.

Does dextroscoliosis cause pain?

Dextroscoliosis can cause pain, discomfort, and reduced mobility. However, mild to moderate cases of scoliosis only require medical monitoring, and people may be able to reduce their symptoms by exercise or wearing a brace.

What does Dextroconvex mean?

Dextroconvex scoliosis is characterized by an S-like curvature of the spine, specifically in the lumbar region. This type of scoliosis is also known as lumbar dextroscoliosis or dextroscoliosis of the lumbar spine. When the curve is very slight, about 10 to 20 degrees, it is sometimes called mild dextroscoliosis.

How do you fix scoliosis rib hump?

Depending on how much flexibility is still in the spine, scoliosis surgery can often de-rotate the abnormal spinal twisting in addition to correcting the lateral curve by about 50% to 70%. These changes can help the person stand up straighter and reduce the rib hump in the back. Maintain trunk balance.

How is Dextroscoliosis treated?

Another form of non-invasive dextroscoliosis treatment is physical therapy treatment. Our doctors often recommend physical therapy where the therapist is trained in treating people with scoliosis. Physical therapy will not cure scoliosis but can build muscles to help support a curved spine.

What is mild Levoconvexity?

Mild forms of the condition typically refer to Cobb angle measurements of 10 to 20 degrees. The thoracic spine is the most common site for scoliosis to develop and this location is commonly associated with a rib arch characteristic of the condition.

What is dexdextroconvex scoliosis?

Dextroconvex scoliosis is also known as an atypical form of scoliosis because the spine curvature forms ā€œSā€ shape. The muscle spasms of this type of scoliosis can go to different directions and also there are complications associated with back, chest and arm muscles which also become prone to spasms.

What is dextroscoliosis of the thoracic spine?

A thoracic dextroscoliosis means that region of the spine is curved to the right. Since the ribs attach to the thoracic spine the ribcage will deform as compensation from the curvature. In the lumbar spine, a dextroscoliosis can be called a dextroconvex scoliosis, lumbar dextroscoliosis or dextroscoliosis of the lumbar spine.

What is the best brace for dextroconvex scoliosis?

Patients should consult with their chiropractor or medical doctor on potential treatments and follow up schedule to monitor the scoliosis. The SpineCor scoliosis brace is a great option for the treatment of dextroconvex scoliosis. This brace offer huge benefits for both lumbar dextroscoliosis and thoracic dextroscoliosis in children and adults.

What is the opposite meaning of dextroscoliosis?

The opposite meaning is levo, which is to the left side. Dextroscoliosis can be diagnosed in both children and adults, and may be caused from idiopathic scoliosis, trauma to the spinal column, degenerative spinal diseases, or neuromuscular diseases.