Scoliosis / Kyphosis / Lordosis

Abnormal or exaggerated curvatures of the spine that can cause pain. Scoliosis is the abnormal lateral curvature of the spine measuring over 10 degrees from a normal spine in a C or an S shape. Kyphosis is an abnormally rounded upper back of more than 50 degrees of of the normal curvature. Lordosis is the increased inward curvature of the the lower back.

Causes

These conditions are either idiopathic or naturally occuring in the body due to injury, body mechanics or lifestyle. These conditions may become worse over the years so help with managing the pain associated with these conditions and change in lifestyle patterns are very effective therapeutically.

How Will Massage Help

Massage can definitely help to alleviate the pain. Massage is a conservative modality that is a great resource before (temporary) steroid injections or even more permanent surgical procedures have been recommended. With a dedicated treatment regimen many clients have felt enough relief from massage to defer other treatment option and manage pain levels with significantly less to little or no pain.