publication . Article . 2007

Case Study: Manual Therapy in Patient of 18 Years with Youthful Scoliosis Idiopathic Summary

Claudia Yaneth Franco Monsalve; Zorika María Guerra Corena; María Patricia Otero Samudio;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Dec 2007 Journal: Revista Ciencias de la Salud (issn: 1692-7273, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Colegio Mayor Nuestra Señora del Rosario
Scoliosis is a lateral deviation of the spine from the mean line, characterized by a lateral curvature and a vertebral rotation. It is generallyof idiopathic character and appears mainly in adolescent females. Multiple techniques of conservative treatment for the scoliosis exist such as the manual therapy that complements the treatment for this pathology. This technique uses manipulation of soft tissue and bone, obtainingtherefore a more effective recovery, improving the quality of life of the patient. The objective of this study of case was to compareand to describe the changes in the conditionsof an eighteen years old patient, with left thoracolumbar scoliosis...
free text keywords: Scoliosis, manual therapy, mobilization, manipulation, Medicine, R, Medicine (General), R5-920
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