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Misty B. Kosciusko

Chiropractor

Dr. Misty Kosciusko is a Chiropractor practicing in Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Dr. Kosciusko specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Kosciusko seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
9 years Experience
Misty B. Kosciusko
  • Portsmouth, Rhode Island
  • University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic
  • Accepting new patients

Can a chiropractor relieve muscle pain?

Yes Chiropractic may improve it. We focus on the neuromusculoskeletal system and how it all integrates.

Should I see a chiro after a car accident?

No. Pain is your body's way of telling you there is some issue or dysfunction present. Letting this linger can possibly lead early onset of degenerative arthritis issues. Correction READ MORE
No. Pain is your body's way of telling you there is some issue or dysfunction present. Letting this linger can possibly lead early onset of degenerative arthritis issues. Correction of dysfunction and spinal biomechanics to induce proper healing should help.

Pain years after spinal fusion surgery

It could be the surrounding tissues from compensation of movement from the fusion. It's very common to get "wear and tear" on the vertebrae above and below the fusion. If you are READ MORE
It could be the surrounding tissues from compensation of movement from the fusion. It's very common to get "wear and tear" on the vertebrae above and below the fusion. If you are having back pain, please get an evaluation. X-rays would be able to tell you.

Sharp, shooting pain in my right leg

I would not be able to confirm a diagnosis without a specific examination but sciatica is inflammation of the sciatic nerve bundle that extends down the back of your leg. It can READ MORE
I would not be able to confirm a diagnosis without a specific examination but sciatica is inflammation of the sciatic nerve bundle that extends down the back of your leg. It can be aggravated but a multitude of activities. Sciatica could be a possible diagnosis for your pain.

Can't turn head right after alignment

Have you spoke with your doctor? Sounds like there could be a pinched nerve. Please consult your chiropractor or any physician you trust. There is a possibility some underlying READ MORE
Have you spoke with your doctor? Sounds like there could be a pinched nerve. Please consult your chiropractor or any physician you trust. There is a possibility some underlying issues not previously known are causing this. Getting imaging such as an x-ray will give you more information.

Is scoliosis preventable?

Unfortunately, it isn't preventable. However, it is manageable, depending on the case. Typically Scoliosis in children is a "watch and wait" approach to see if his/her curve progresses. READ MORE
Unfortunately, it isn't preventable. However, it is manageable, depending on the case. Typically Scoliosis in children is a "watch and wait" approach to see if his/her curve progresses. X-rays each 6 months to a year should be performed to measure the curvature. At a certain degree of curvature, doctors consider a child wearing a brace for an amount of time while they grow. I would have him evaluated if any scoliosis has been detected.