Dr. Steven Thiele, the chiropractor at Thiele Chiropractic, helps many Manchester, Glastonbury, Vernon and East Hartford, Connecticut residents who suffer from scoliosis. Regarded by both peers and patients as one of the top scoliosis specialists in the area, Dr. Thiele is both pleased and honored to serve residents of the region.
Patients who suffer from scoliosis have an abnormal bend to the right or left in the spine. The bend can occur anywhere along the spine, but it’s usually located in the chest area. When the bend is in the chest region, the full medical term for the condition is “thoracic scoliosis.” Scoliosis in the lower back is called “lumbar scoliosis.”
Scoliosis can be caused by injury, illness, back surgery, genetics, or osteoporosis. Sometimes, healthcare providers are unable to identify the specific cause of a patient’s scoliosis.
Scoliosis doesn’t necessarily require a specific treatment. Some patients just need to have a knowledgeable healthcare provider monitor their condition to make sure it doesn’t become worse. Many patients simply need monitoring and help with pain management.
For other patients, however, monitoring isn’t sufficient. When treatment is necessary, there are generally two options. Chiropractors can provide natural treatments, such as chiropractic adjustments or help with certain exercises that are often effective. Doctors are able to perform surgery for the worst scoliosis cases.
Because chiropractors specialize in natural and non-invasive treatments, chiropractic appointments for scoliosis don’t take too long. Chiropractic procedures are usually completed in just part of a day, and patients are typically able to return to their work, school, or home immediately afterward.
Most health insurance plans include at least partial coverage for chiropractic procedures that are performed to treat scoliosis. Some plans, however, require a referral from a primary care physician before they’ll provide coverage. Additionally, many plans will only cover procedures that are performed by chiropractors in their network. Because policies vary, patients should contact their insurer to confirm that they have coverage and find out whether there are any restrictions that apply to their policy’s coverage for chiropractic care.
I was having having a problem with low blood pressure during my pregnancy and Dr. Thiele has been keeping it under control and I thank him for that!"
As long as I maintain the correction he has made in my spine i am pain free and functioning at my best. Thank you Dr. Thiele!
His office is first class, the staff are absolutely delightful and I feel blessed that I was able to find a Chiropractor and office staff so able and caring.
He give his very best to each and every patient. I would send all of my family members and dearest friends to him without reservation!
Dr. Thiele is more than a chiropractor . His personal one on one care also involves the health and wellness of your entire being.
" I've had to see other chiropractors when I've been too far away from Manchester, and no one gives me the level of care like Dr. Steve."
"I've noticed a huge difference in my ability to move. I can finally sleep at night! Dr.Thiele and and his staff are very professional and amazing at what they do!"
"I have had more energy since attending Dr. Thiele's practice, allowing me to better take care of my own patients!"