Are there alternative treatments for nonstructural scoliosis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Some people do try alternative treatments for nonstructural scoliosis, such as chiropractors, nutritional supplements, or physical therapy. However, research shows that these methods do not work to cure or prevent scoliosis. Because nonstructural scoliosis is caused by other, unrelated conditions, talk to your doctor about what alternative treatments might be useful for the condition causing your scoliosis.

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