October 18, 2018

Why vibration should not be used and how it causes an increase in the stress response

Vibration has not been scientifically tested for Scoliosis. Many non-surgical programs use vibration in the hopes that it will jostle the spine free of its fixations with no scientific evidence of its effects. Vibration has been shown to increase the stress response which is an undesirable effect in patients who are actively growing or in patients with degeneration and osteroporosis.