Do I Need To Wear A Scoliosis Corset?
Good afternoon. I’m Amel, 25 years old. I have had scoliosis for a long time, more or less than elementary school. But even though my back tilted to the left, this did not hinder my activities, did not experience tightness, chest pain, or back or waist pain as is common in other scoliosis sufferers. My doctor advised me to use a corset. I’m afraid the corset is blocking my activities. I’m just rather physically weak, maybe because I’m suspected of having muscular dystrophy. So what? Do I need to wear a scoliosis corset?
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The use of corsets is an attempt to deal with the problem of scoliosis in the spine. Scoliosis is a condition of disorders of the spine that is tilted to one side of the body, causing deformities of the body that can be accompanied by other symptoms such as back pain, movement disorders, respiratory problems, and various other complaints that can interfere with daily activities.
Corset is one of the efforts to support body shape, improve the condition of the spine and help support the body's burden by the spine that has an abnormality. The use of a corset certainly has positive benefits compared to not using it at all. So I agree with the doctor who treats you to use the scoliosis corset. Even though you have never used it before, and have never experienced movement limitations during scoliosis, the use of a corset can reduce the severity of the disease.
Keep in mind that as we get older, we also increase the burden of the spine to support the body. Hormonal influences also affect the condition of the bones, so women are more susceptible to bone problems in the future, especially stepping on menopause. Besides environmental influences such as heavy activity or high workload can also affect bone conditions and increase the severity of scoliosis suffered.
Therefore, I suggest that you carry out routine checks and evaluations to determine the severity of the scoliosis suffered and appropriate management for your condition. The use of a scoliosis corset is a positive thing that can help reduce the degree of scoliosis and improve body position. The use of these corsets generally will not interfere with daily physical activity, but the initial use may be uncomfortable. Consult this in more detail with an orthopedic specialist or a medical rehabilitation specialist to get more complete and relevant information.
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