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Scoliosis – An Inside and Outside Approach by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 1:09pm Lesley, Director of Movements Afoot: Why do people get scoliosis? Martha: There is a difference between heredity, medical and functional scoliosis. Scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. Hereditary scoliosis includes curvatures caused by abnormal bone development in the spinal column or even as a result of leg bone length differe ... Read on »
Migun Beds, Massage and Scoliosis by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Mon 20 Apr 2009 12:36am My yoga instructor emailed me last week to tell me about a woman with scoliosis who had used a Migun bed with incredible results. I had never heard of a Migun bed before. They are in a nutshell a thermal massage bed that uses infrared heat. You can learn more about them on their website. Apparently it is free to use the Migun beds at Migun centers. ... Read on »
Scoliosis In Children by Angeline Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 May 2012 6:56am I did not want to blog about this because I am emotionally unstable and mentally stressed after what happened on Monday 14th May 2012. I wanted to wait for the report to be out tomorrow before I blog about this. However, after receiving so many questions from all over the place: Facebook, SMS, phone calls, emails, etc. I decided to post thi ... Read on »
I hate Scoliosis by Abbysworld Posted Fri 27 Apr 2012 7:08pm Update...Scoliosis sucks! We have had to change things around the last few weeks due to scheduling and Abby hasn't been able to go to the Chiropractor or massage for 3 weeks. Her back looks terrible. After seeing her back today, the massage therapist thinks we need to go back to once a week for adjustments and massage. I agree with her. You c ... Read on »
Pilates Mat & Scoliosis by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 28 Jul 2008 8:14pm by Lesley Powell “I would like to know how to handle a Mat Pilates participant with mild scoliosis in a group class setting. I have a teenager who has asked to take my Mat Pilates class. I asked her to be patient with me while I researched what I can do to assist her. Should I not have her do certain exercises? I am nervous. I can’t find a ... Read on »
Disc Degeneration and Scoliosis by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:34pm San Francisco Chiropractor and Disc Pain expert comments on the relationship between abnormal curvature of the spine and Osteoarthritis (abnormal wear and tear), degenerative joint disease, and disc herniations: The spine should be straight from the front. If the spine deviates to the left or right we call it scoliosis. Most of the time sco ... Read on »
Scoliosis: Brace, Fuse, or Exercise? by Aliesa George Patient Expert Posted Wed 03 Feb 2010 10:15am There is controversy over the use of braces to correct excessive curvature of the spine (scoliosis) in teenagers because research has failed to prove that they work.  “Bracing is regarded as effective by some and as useless by others.” According to Stefano Negrini, MD the scientific director of the ISICO (Italian Scientific Spine Institute) in ... Read on »
So is it Scoliosis? by Angeline Patient Expert Posted Thu 17 May 2012 11:58am “I have good news and bad news.” That was how the Chiropractor started the conversation on our second visit. Before we talk about the results. Take a look at WHAT Keatkeat claimed is his ‘COMFORTABLE posture’. So this explains perfectly why his spine is twisted and why the Chiropractor said these on our first visit on Mond ... Read on »
IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Mon 15 Mar 2010 12:00am Mar 15           The word scoliosis comes from a Greek word meaning crooked.  If you have scoliosis, you’re not alone.  About 3 out of every 100 people have some form of scoliosis, though for many of them it’s not much of a problem.  The spine, or backbone, helps hold the body u ... Read on »
New Test for Scoliosis (Curvature of the Spine) in Kids by Dr. Charlotte Thompson Medical Doctor Posted Sat 14 Aug 2010 6:32am I have cared for many kids who have to either wear braces or have surgery for scoliosis. When a curvature of the spine is not diagnosed in a child it can lead to serious medical problems later on and also to an inability to stand erect. Wearing a brace can be uncomfortable and also impair normal physical activity. So it was good news to read ... Read on »