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ID 27023
  Title Improved scoliosis in 13-year-old female: A case report
Journal Asia-Pac Chiropr J. 2022 ;2(6):1-4
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Case Report

Abstract: Objective/Clinical Features 13-year-old female presented with the primary concern of scoliosis. There was no history of major surgeries or significant diseases, illnesses, or comorbidities. The patient practices Taekwondo and her reported hip and left knee pain was preventing her from training. The preliminary radiological evaluation revealed a scoliosis of 13°, with dysmetria of 14 millimetres. Bipedal stabilometry was used for the posturography evaluation. The Index Eyes Open - Closed was performed with a starting score of 93. Her average angle LeftCentre-Right: -4.45 with eyes open and -3.76 with eyes closed.

Intervention/Outcomes The patient attended 12 appointments. Chiropractic checks and adjustments were performed with Diversified Technique. Evaluation of vertebral subluxations were performed with leg checks, motion palpation, algometry, and thermography.

Conclusion Further research should examine the possibility that improvements of scoliosis under chiropractic care may be related to an increase in proprioceptive ability and spinal/skeletal adaptability

Author keywords: Chiropractic - Subluxation - Adaptability - scoliosis - proprioception.

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