Childhood Diseases / / March 31, 2016
your kid doctor diagnosed « spine scoliosis »?Do not panic, but do not start the problem!
Toddlers who prefer a sedentary lifestyle (such as we now have quite a few), there may be problems with the spine .Less common scoliosis as a result of congenital asymmetry of the legs or pelvis.
How dangerous is scoliosis of the spine?
Scoliosis - is a complex deformity of the spine , at which there is a lateral curvature in the plane of the back and spine twisting rotation around its axis.During active growth of the child under the condition of low activity and poor posture is a good chance to get this disease.And, unfortunately, for a lifetime.Because even with persistent treatment of existing scoliosis get rid of it is extremely difficult.
Launched scoliosis dangerous irreversible changes in the spine , deformation may cause the rib hump, pelvic asymmetry and disruption of the development of the internal organs.Fatigue, complaints of headache and muscle pain - also a consequence of scoliosis, which at the time did not pay attention.
No less important is the fact that a child whose parents have missed the initial stage scoliosis spine , over time, will feel in a society slim and fit peers sort of the black sheep, and in fact look for maturing girls or boys at some point begins to playa very important role.
How to treat scoliosis of the spine?
is believed that the development of scoliosis ends simultaneously with the end of the growth - in 18-20 years, and then straighten the spine is no longer possible.So skip the time when the treatment and recovery is still possible, in any case impossible.
Usually orthopedists prescribed to children to wear a special corset fixing, physiotherapy exercises, strengthens the back muscles, toning procedure.These measures with a serious attitude to him the child and his parents to help in the fight with scoliosis.Otherwise, over time, will need a serious operation - installation of mechanical devices, correcting spine curvature.
Question treatment very difficult, simply because it would require total control not only by parents, but above all of the baby.Discipline, worked out even in such circumstances, it is very useful in the future to him.Scarce should watch your posture and when necessary, and when sitting and walking.
child to get used to the exercises several times daily.And bring weighty arguments to help him cope with laziness and unwillingness to work - the main task of the parents.
If you can send the baby for a while in a specialized sanatorium, where the class schedule and procedures will strengthen a habit, use it After returning home it will be easier to follow the regime.
However, there is another option: replace the unloved gymnastics on active sports (non-professional, of course).Only it should be sports that give a uniform load on the spine.
Sport plus dancing from scoliosis
Good help from scoliosis pozvonochnika- swimming.Water naturally relieves the spine.Classes improve endurance of back muscles at the same time develop and train the cardiovascular and respiratory systems.Doctors recommend different styles of swimming: Breaststroke - when expressed and progressive disorder, crawl and butterfly when the progression of scoliosis stopped.
Skiing in winter - another great way to strengthen the back and the whole body.But skiing or snowboarding the more absolutely contraindicated!
Girls will be interesting to do in the studio choreography and ballroom dancing - there is the ability to keep your posture in check is one of the most important conditions.Will your child be engaged with the coach individually or it will start to go in a group - a matter of choice of the baby.
not record a child with spinal deformities in the circle of sports and gymnastics.He can not be jogging or weightlifting.Sports unevenly developing hands - Tennis, badminton - too will have to wait.But if you really want his son to drive with friends in football after school, and daughter play volleyball - do not argue with them.A small but active and pleasant retreat from the bans will likely benefit than harm.
Food and spinal scoliosis treatment
Parents need to take care also about the correct mode and child nutrition.
- Food should be balanced, do not contain a lot of animal fat (overweight for the spine of the patient - the additional load), but it is rich in carbohydrates, proteins and minerals.It would be good to introduce the diet calcium supplements to strengthen bones, and do not give up vitamin complexes.Proper nutrition will charge the child, and it would be easy to deal with fatigue.
- Buy a table and chair on the rise, an orthopedic mattress and a flat pillow - it will provide a gentle treatment for the spine.
- Finally, eliminate too high heel shoes for girls and wearing backpacks, portfolios.They should replace the convenient packs.Agree with the teachers that the child will be wearing to class a necessary minimum of textbooks and books.
If the diagnosis is made, no time to lose.We need to find a good specialist, who will be able to watch the baby for a few years and the time to take action to prevent the changes to come.Experts warn about possible complications when parents choose alternative therapies.For example, the manual massage is dangerous for the child who has to grow and grow.Talk to a few specialists.The main thing - do not let the process take its course, it is dangerous!
How to determine the presence of scoliosis
by Ask your child to stand up to your back and relax, let him take the usual position for him.First of all, pay attention to such signs scoliosis of the spine (enough for even one of the signs):
- one shoulder situated slightly higher than the other;
- one of the blades has gone "vrazlet" (sticks the blade angle);
- a different distance from the pressed to the side of the hand to the waist;
- When stooping noticeable curvature of the spine.If the spine is curved, consult a doctor immediately!
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