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Can Scoliosis Come Back After Surgery?

For those who have bravely confronted scoliosis head-on, through surgical intervention, the prospect of it returning is nothing short of a nightmare.

The expectation for many after surgery is lasting relief, a permanent straightening, and an end to the battle of a curved spine.

The truth?

This isn’t always the case. The important thing to remember?

It’s not the surgeon’s fault.

The fault often lies with body compensations.

In this blog you will delve into scoliosis, and how you can treat it.

Even after a “failed surgery”.

Let’s get into it.

Understanding Scoliosis

At its core, scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that turns from the natural straight vertical line.

The spine twists and curves either to the right or left, causing an evident physical deformity, often accompanied by pain

While there are multiple reasons one might develop scoliosis, including trauma, and certain diseases, its exact cause remains unknown in many cases.

Even a slight alteration in our spine’s shape can disrupt our overall bodily functions.

When one undergoes surgery, the primary goal is to rectify this spinal curve.

Yet, despite a surgeon’s best efforts, post-surgical complications, or the resurgence of scoliosis, isn’t always a testament to surgical inadequacy.

More often, it’s an indication of untreated body compensations.

The Underlying Issue: Body Compensations

When our bodies are faced with discomfort or dysfunction, it seeks ways to compensate.

These compensations are often subtle and small in posture, weight distribution, or movement patterns to reduce the stress or pain in a particular region.

While they might offer temporary relief, they can result in long-term imbalances and asymmetries in the body.

However, help is available.

A Holistic Approach With Manual Physical Therapy

Even if body compensations have struck after surgery, this can still be fixed.

Enter the realm of manual physical therapy, a holistic approach focused on aligning and balancing the body, addressing the root causes rather than just symptoms.

Identifying and Rectifying Compensations:

A trained physical therapist meticulously analyzes your posture, movement, and overall physical behavior.

The objective is to recognize those subtle compensations that might be contributing to your spinal issues.

Once identified, the therapy aims to correct these imbalances, ensuring that every part of your body works as it should.

Restorative Techniques For Symmetry

Our bodies inherently seek balance.

Manual physical therapy, with its tailored techniques, aids in restoring this balance.

By focusing on the body’s inherent symmetry, it endeavors to establish a more harmonious and coordinated physical state.

The Total Body Experience

One significant aspect of manual physical therapy is the “Total Body Stretch.”

This isn’t about isolated solutions but addressing the body as an integrated whole.

Imagine a session where every muscle and joint is catered to, ensuring that the entire system functions in tandem. This holistic technique is about not only alleviating pain but also reacquainting the body with its intrinsic rhythmic capabilities.

While the return of scoliosis post-surgery can be disheartening, it’s crucial to recognize that solutions exist.

Manual physical therapy offers a promising avenue, addressing underlying issues that often go unnoticed.

It’s a gentle reminder that healing is a journey, and with the right guidance, a pain-free, balanced life is attainable.

Want To Wave Goodbye To Scoliosis For Good?

Enduring pain should never be a constant in life, particularly when it arises from old habits or lingering compensations.

Feeling lost on your path to feeling better?

Let me assure you: there’s a place for you here.

At our clinic, we embody a holistic approach to physical therapy. And guess what?

We’ve got a special treat waiting for those ready to begin their healing journey!

For the first trio who give us a call, we’re offering a FREE Total Body Stretch/Myofascial Untwisting session.

This is a huge discount from our usual price of $250.

During this session, you can experience the relief of a total body stretch paired with getting to try out one of the best treatments for your chronic pain done by specialist chronic pain experts!

Time may pass, but it’s never a barrier to healing.

Whether your pain has been a recent visitor or a long-term companion, the moment to start your healing is always now.

Please don’t let pain pen your life story. Reach out, and let’s work together to fix your problems.

If you’re not quite ready to step into the clinic, you can arrange a free, no-obligation Telephone Consultation to speak to a member of our chronic pain specialist team and discover the next best steps for you.

You can arrange your Free Telephone Consultation by filling in our simple web form or giving our Bradenton clinic a call at (941) 226-2605.

Other Free Resources Body Compensations

Why not download a copy of our free back pain report containing 7 quick and simple ways to end back pain and stiffness without taking strong medications?

It’s free and you can enjoy it from the comfort of your own home with a cup of your favorite coffee!

Download Our Free Back Pain Report Here!

Read Our Blog  – Compensatory Behaviors Are Affecting Your Old Injuries!

Read Our Blog – Can Failed Surgery Be Fixed? 

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Joann Pung

Joann Pung

Founder of Manual Physical Therapy & Concierge Services and leading PT in Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. Joann has been helping transform people’s lives since she was introduced to Manual Therapy techniques 28 years ago. Since opening up her own clinic in July 2016, her reputation has grown quickly, with patients now driving from areas as far as Punta Gorda and Orlando to see her and some even enjoying telehealth from as far as Denver, Seattle, London and UAE. To help more people, Joann works extensively with her team and spends a vast amount of her time continually training them. This ensures that our treatment approach is consistent and that every patient gets the functional outcome that is most important to them, regardless of who treats them. When not at work, Joann spends her time with Joel, her best friend, husband, and fellow PT who now runs the front desk. She has raised 2 amazing daughters and enjoys spending time with her family, learning new ideas (such a nerd), watching funny videos on YouTube, or planning for the next family trip.
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