Scoliosis Nutrition Guide
Nutrition plays key roles in proper development of the nervous system and spine, therefore a healthy diet is important in treating scoliosis. As you would imagine, while fixing a diet will not fix a scoliosis, it will provide the body with the energy, vitamins, minerals, and nutritional support to be and grow as healthy as possible. Thus, we are compiled a list of diets, dietary guidelines, and nutrition websites and blogs for this scoliosis nutrition guide to help you find good, healthy nutrition based on YOUR body’s needs to maximize your treatment results.
It isn’t that surprising then that a recent scientific study (2017) found that a lot of children with scoliosis were found to have low levels of vitamin D. As every body is different, various nutritional deficiencies can add additional problems, or limit what resources the body has to use. Because other types of scoliosis (such as congenital scoliosis) can be impacted by nutrition (such as a mother’s nutrition during pregnancy), it is easy to see and understand why nutrition and a healthy diet are crucial for preventing scoliosis and scoliosis treatment
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As we mentioned previously, some individuals may have deficiencies in one or more vitamins, minerals or other important nutrients their body needs. The nutrition blogs below, as well as other resources within this scoliosis nutrition guide can help as starting points to modifying your diet so you eat more of the vitamins and nutrients you need naturally. There are also supplements that you can take to “fill any gaps” which your regular diet doesn’t contain. In all cases, you should consult with your treating doctor to help figure out what nutritional and dietary changes may help you.