Elite Spinal Physiotherapy Bondi Junction is a niche back pain clinic located in the heart of Sydney’s medical hub, Bondi Junction. Being a clinic that focuses on spinal health we are the perfect people to treat scoliosis. We have a great program for people with scoliosis involving some targeted hands on therapy, clinical pilates and a home program using our mobile phone app. This program will be specific to you and the severity of your scoliosis
We will communicate with your doctor if necessary to ensure we are all working together to achieve the best out come for you.
The most important thing to understand about scoliosis is that is not a condition that can be cured but it can be very well managed with the right program. We will guide you through this program and give you the direction you need to ensure you get the best possible outcome.
Scoliosis affects approximately 2-3% of children and teenagers. It’s more common in girls than boys, particularly in girls aged 10-13 years.
Common Signs and Symptoms of Scoliosis
Patients may describe one or more of the following:
- Uneven shoulders or hips
- One shoulder blade appears to be more prominent than the other
- Back pain
- Rib pain
Common Causes of Scoliosis
Statistics show that approximately 3% of the population are affected by scoliosis. Onset can occur in early childhood but most commonly occur during a growth spurt or during puberty. It is not known what the exact cause is however doctors believe there is a genetic link because it tends to run in families.