Inversion Therapy: a Great Therapy for Scoliosis

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Scoliosis is one of the spine disorders with horizontal curvature. The common symptom of this spine disorder is pain in the lower and middle back. The curved spine can cause the pressure on spine be uneven. It will cause the disks around the spine loaded unevenly so that they will wear out unevenly at faster rate. Generally, this pain will not appear until you are in 40s or 50s.

One of the therapies you can undertake to treat this back pain is through inversion therapy. It is able to relieve the backaches which are dealing with scoliosis and the curvature of spine. It is able to reduce the gravitational pressure on the disks and nerve roots which cause the backaches. In addition, it is able to expand the space in your vertebrae so that it is able to improve the circulation of the blood.

Inversion table is one of the effective ways for coping with scoliosis. Since it does not involve any drugs or surgery, you will get no side effects. It is totally safe. In addition, this is the best alternative treatment you can do for your back pain. A study showed that only 20 percent back surgeries could succeed after two years.  

However, when you decide to take this kind of therapy, you should initially consult your doctor to make sure that you are not susceptible to this therapy. Commonly, the patients with circulatory problem are not allowed to perform inversion therapy since it can lead them to more serious problem.

Furthermore, this back pain therapy is not recommended for those who have eye problems including glaucoma, detached retina, pink eye. In addition, it is not suggested for those with circulation problem such as high blood pressure, hernia, or ear infection. Also, those with obesity or spinal injury are recommended to consult the doctor. For this reason, it will be safer for you to consult you doctor first for any state you are.

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This inversion therapy can be conducted at home. However, you have to make sure that you don't do this therapy alone. There should be someone else who accompany you. If you don't have one, there are a lot of option for the best inversion table you can choose. You can also get the cheap inversion table with the reasonable quality for your need.

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This article was published on 2010/09/24