Literature Review
Volume 12 Issue 12 - 2021
Rehabilitation Treatment Protocol in Scoliosis
Tahuser Martínez Lara1*, Cristina Carbonell López1, Pavel Yosvany Suárez Guevara2, Marisel Ibarbia Carreras1 and Ernesto W Planas Montalvo3
1Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the International Orthopedic Scientific Complex "Frank País", Finlay-Albarrán Faculty, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba
2Comprehensive General Medicine of the Elpidio Berovides Polyclinic, Finlay-Albarrán Faculty, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba
3Internal Medicine of the International Orthopedic Scientific Complex "Frank País", Finlay-Albarrán Faculty, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba
*Corresponding Author: Tahuser Martínez Lara, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of the International Orthopedic Scientific Complex "Frank País", Finlay-Albarrán Faculty, University of Medical Sciences of Havana, Cuba.
Received: October 08, 2021; Published: November 30, 2021


Introduction: Scoliosis is a growing health problem in our population, which affects both children and adults. Surgery is the last resort, as it is a very invasive intervention. It is used in cases in which there is a progression of the curve, which reaches an angular value greater than 45º or 50º and the aesthetics are considerably deformed. For this reason, it is very important to apply physiotherapy from the beginning of the pathology, to avoid, as far as possible, a progression of scoliosis.

Objective: To establish the guide for the pre and post-operative rehabilitation treatment that will be applied to patients with scoliosis.

Methods: An electronic and library search of national and foreign medical journals indexed in Scielo, Imbiomed, Pubmed, Web of Science, Evidence-Based Physiotherapy (PEDro) that had been published for less than 5 years was carried out. The search strategy was developed in the period from July to September 2021.

Conclusion: The application of a rehabilitation protocol for patients in the pre and post-operative period of scoliosis contributes to the improvement of the prognosis and quality of life of these patients. The best results are achieved when there is a close relationship in the patient-physiotherapist binomial, following the doctor's instructions, that is, individualized treatment.


Keywords: Scoliosis; Rehabilitation; Pre and Post-Surgical Care; Physical Therapy Modalities; Applied Kinesiology; Exercise Therapy


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Citation: : Tahuser Martínez Lara., et al. “Rehabilitation Treatment Protocol in Scoliosis”. EC Orthopaedics 12.12 (2021): 86-97.

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