MYSCOLI PHYSIO KL - Physiotherapy Kuala Lumpur
ISST 3D Schroth
Providing physiotherapy services in Kuala Lumpur specializing in Scoliosis and Kyphosis using the world renowned Schroth Method originating from Germany
"Let us help you manage scoliosis better"
What is Scoliosis?
Abnormal curvature of spine or term as "crooked spine"
Is a 3D deformation of the spine – lateral shifting + vertebrae rotation + abnormal sagittal alignment involvement
X-ray Cobb’s Angle of more than 10 degree is diagnose as scoliosis
Who gets it?
Occurs 2-4% of the population, for Malaysia it is 2.55% according to Deepak et.al (2017)
Usually starts during growth in adolescent (age 10 – 17)
Affects more girls compared to boys
What will happen if left untreated?
Rapid progression of curve during the growing stage
Decreased function in severe cases
Poor body image – low self esteem
Reduced flexibility and muscle imbalance
Surgery is required for high angled curve
What should I do if I have scoliosis?
Information according to SOSORT 2016 Guidelines (International Society on Scoliosis Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Treatment)