Pay attention to children’s spine health and prevent scoliosis

Focus on children’s spine health to understand adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

< span>I. What is scoliosis

Adolescent idiopathic Scoliosis refers to the unexplained scoliosis that occurs in adolescence. It is a non-congenital three-dimensional spinal deformity that is common in children over the age of 10 before they mature. It mainly occurs in patients between the ages of 10 and 18. The incidence of scoliosis in my country is 1%-2%, of which idiopathic scoliosis accounts for 79%-85%, and the incidence in adolescents is 2%-3%.

2. Common hazards of scoliosis

1. Cause short stature.

2. Affect physical appearance and mental health.

3. Affect cardiopulmonary development.

4. It affects the quality of life and even life expectancy.

Three, the pathogenesis of scoliosis

The etiology of scoliosis is complex, and the reasons that have been demonstrated are:

< p data-track="11">1. A too short spinal cord causes scoliosis. In the middle of the spine is the spinal cord, which is the second center of the human body. During the growth of the human body, the growth rate of the spine and the spinal cord is inconsistent.

2. Melatonin deficiency causes scoliosis. It may not be the main cause, but it may accelerate the deterioration.

4. Common clinical manifestations of scoliosis span>

1. When bending forward in an upright state, the backs on both sides of the child are not at the same height;< /p>

2, unequal shoulders;

3. An abnormally raised back;

4. The folds on both sides of the waist are not equal;< /span>

5, the hips on both sides are not of equal height;

< p data-track="19">6. The distances between the elbow joints on both sides and the waist on both sides are not equal.

Wang Jian, Director of the Rehabilitation Center of Dandong People’s Hospital, reminds him to know whether the child’s spine is sideways Early detection and early diagnosis and treatment of curvature allow children to have a healthy spine

I. Side of the spine Diagnosis of scoliosis

Total spine DR is the gold standard for scoliosis diagnosis. When Cobb An angle greater than 10° can be diagnosed.

Second, the treatment of scoliosis

1. Improve sitting posture. Try not to carry one-shoulder heavy bags to reduce the longitudinal load on the spine.

2. Vitamin D supplementation. Eat as much fresh vegetables, fruits, and organic meat and protein as possible, and avoid foods with excess salt. Avoid diet packaged meats, and alcohol and other carbonated beverages must also be avoided.

3. Strengthen back muscles training.

III. Physical therapy for scoliosis

German Schroth scoliosis physical therapy system includes:

1. Physiological logic training;

2. Daily life guidance ;

3. Simple 3D training;

4. Schroth Gymnastics;

5. Walking training.

In short, parents should pay attention to their children’s spinal health. When summer vacation is approaching, if you suspect that your child’s spine has scoliosis, you should bring your child to the hospital for an examination in time. Early detection and diagnosis, early symptomatic treatment, and early recovery will help your child have a healthy spine. The Scoliosis Team of the Rehabilitation Center of Dandong People’s Hospital will wholeheartedly escort your child’s spinal health.

Expert Profile: Wang Jian, Director and Deputy Chief Physician of Rehabilitation Medicine Department of Dandong People’s Hospital, concurrently serving as Chinese Rehabilitation Medicine Member of the Standing Committee of the Sports Dysarthria Rehabilitation Group, Member of the Rehabilitation Medicine Association of Liaoning Province, Member of the Standing Committee of the Rehabilitation Professional Association of the Provincial Association of Integrative Chinese and Western Medicine, Member of the Therapeutic Group of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Branch of the Provincial Medical Association, and Dandong Medical Association Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Branch Vice-Chairman and Secretary-General. He has been practicing medicine for 28 years. He has diligently studied cutting-edge new medical techniques at home and abroad. He has successively studied at China Rehabilitation Research Center, Shengjing Hospital Affiliated to China Medical University, the First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Fengtian Hospital Affiliated to Shenyang Medical College, and East China Normal University. With solid basic theoretical knowledge of rehabilitation medicine and rehabilitation treatment technology, he has presided over a number of rehabilitation research projects by the Municipal Health Commission.

Director Wang Jian has superb medical skills and rich experience, especially good at rehabilitation of neurological and orthopedic diseases; he is the first to carry out sports in the city Therapy, McKenzie therapy, muscle energy technology, fascia mobilization, psycho-verbal therapy for Chinese aphasia, and balloon dilation of cricopharyngeal muscle achalasia. For stroke, traumatic brain injury, paraplegia, cerebral palsy, fracture, peripheral nerve injury, post-traumatic joint dysfunction, neck and shoulder pain (cervical spondylosis), low back and leg pain (lumbar disc herniation), hand trauma, arthritis, etc. He has rich clinical experience in the rehabilitation of the disease; there are systematic studies on the evaluation and rehabilitation of cognitive, emotional, language, swallowing, postural control, balance, gait, and movement disorders after brain injury. The rehabilitation team led by him is affectionate to the patients, with good medical skills and good service, and is well received by the patients and their families. Many people gave pennants to express their gratitude.

Address: Department of Rehabilitation, People’s Hospital

Call for appointment: 0415-2710305