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Eulo Chiropractic Center Discusses Scoliosis

Scoliosis is one of three types of spinal curvature disorders that are most often thought of as a condition that entails a sideways curvature of the spine. This, however, is an overly simplistic definition of the disorder that does not take into account what is actually happening. Rather than curving, the spine of a person with scoliosis coils in a 3-dimensional rotating configuration that is usually shaped like “S” or “C” shapes. This rotation can cause changes in the way the shoulders look, and in the appearance of the hips and ribs. Dr. Christopher Eulo, of Eulo Chiropractic Center in Sewell, is an excellent chiropractor with experience in treating scoliosis.

Scoliosis

Scoliosis Symptoms

People with scoliosis are often seen leaning toward one side of their bodies. They might also have uneven waistlines or hips, and uneven shoulder blades that display one blade higher than the other.

Causes

Most scoliosis cases are considered to be “idiopathic,” or have “no known cause.” When the spinal curvature is congenital, it is present at birth, although this rarely happens. A spinal cord injury can result in a paralytic curve that is surrounded by muscles that do not function. A similar condition is called a “myopathic deformity,” that causes atypical spinal curves usually attributable to conditions such as polio, muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy. Secondary scoliosis is caused by conditions, such as osteoporosis, degeneration or osteomalacia.

Treatments for Scoliosis

Doctors approach scoliosis differently, depending on the patient's age, physical condition and the progression of the condition. If the curvature is newly diagnosed, one's doctor may want to enter into a course of observation to check the condition's progress every four to six months. Children and adolescents that are still growing are sometimes prescribed back braces for their scoliosis. This can help prevent the curvature from getting more severe.  However, in those cases that are severe and that appear to be getting worse, some doctors opt to place their young patients in casts for as many as 3 years to help arrest the severity of the spinal curvature.

Chiropractic Treatments

Chiropractic treatments can be used to help scoliosis patients improve their posture, strengthen weak muscles, and loosen tight muscles, thus relieving pain and discomfort.  Treatments work by helping compensate for any mechanical deficiencies caused by the condition, and by helping patients achieve better physical balance.

Eulo Chiropractic

Schedule an Appointment, Contact Eulo Chiropractic Center!

Dr. Christopher Eulo, of Eulo Chiropractic Center,  has been an established, licensed chiropractor since 1993. If you are interested in consulting with him about chiropractic treatments for scoliosis, please call 856-269-4567 to schedule an appointment for a consultation. One of our friendly associates will be happy to assist you. We are conveniently located at 438 Ganttown Road, Suite A1, in Sewell and provide services for people living in the following areas: Sewell, Turnersville, Williamstown, Blackwood, Glassboro.

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  • "Great people -- friendly, caring, knowledgeable and accommodating. Doc Eulo and his staff do the job with the utmost of attention to patient needs and concerns. The range of services offered by this practice is considerable, including things beyond the ordinary chiropractics such as orthotic appliances with professional evaluation and fitting, dietary evaluations and supplements, and USDOT Physical Examinations for drivers of commercial motor vehicles."
    - C P.
  • "Doc Eulo is nothing short of amazing. The staff is excellent. I said the same thing about them 21 years ago when I first starting going to Dr. Eulo. Back then he took care of me and my aching back when I was pregnant, and even adjusted my newborn!"
    - Robin W.
  • "Dr. Eulo is awesome, he worked on my aches and pains in my back and upper legs by exercising and massaging them within a 6 month period 3 times a week I can truly say I am pain free, his caring and kindness helps too. I was able to connect not also with him by with his family too, they treated me with loving kindness, I will never forget him and will recommend him to anyone who needs a good Doctor."
    - Ollie H.
  • "Dr Eulo is the best of the best and he is the coolest doctor that I know. August 2015 I was involved in a car accident, someone referred him to me, the first day I walked into his office I was in so much pain from my head to toe, I was a mess, three times a week for 6 months he was working on my aches and pains and I am here to tell you I'm pain free. Every time I walked in his office he put on my R & B Oldies did I say he was the coolest yes I did, he makes you feel very comfortable like one of the family , he has an awesome personality and a great staff too. I would recommend him to anyone, he is definitely one in a million."
    - Constance G.
  • "Went to Dr. Eulo for treatment from an auto accident. The Dr. and his staff are very professional and makes your visit very pleasant. His knowledge and practice helped me very much with my injuries and I'm glad I chose Dr. Eulo as my chiropractor. If you're looking for a chiropractor, Eulo Chiropractic Center is the place to go!"
    - William B.
  • "It is always a pleasure to go see Dr. Eulo. He is a very positive, caring and knowledgeable doctor. You will always leave his office with a smile on your face. His office is beautiful and the staff is very friendly and professional. Dr. Eulo has successfully treated me for a frozen shoulder when an orthopedic surgeon thought that I would need surgery. My shoulder is fine now thanks to Dr. Eulo. He has also treated me for severe back spasms when I could hardly walk. Within a few days of treatment the pain was greatly diminished and now it is gone completely. He is the best.Thanks Dr. Eulo!"
    - Carol S.
  • "Dr. Eulo's treatments for my neck and back pain have been super helpful. He gives a thorough adjustment of neck, back and all joints and follows it up by a nice, relaxing massage bed. I leave the office feeling restored and like my body is back in it's best working condition. The office is neat and professional and Dr. Eulo is very down to earth, spends time with me and truly cares about my overall health. I've been to many chiropractors over many years, so I know a good chiropractor when I see him! Good vibes there - give it a try! :)"
    - KellySue F.
  • "Dr. Eulo is the BEST chiropractor, hands down. The staff is friendly, the office is always clean, and Dr. Eulo is the nicest doctor. I have anxiety when it comes to doctors and going for "check ups" but Dr. Eulo makes me feel comfortable. I wish he could be my doctor for everything! I would recommend Dr. Eulo in a heart beat."
    - Ashley J.