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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 »
Genes Tied to Curvature of Spine in Kids by Medline Plus Posted Thu 19 Jun 2014 9:00pm Finding might lead to ways to prevent scoliosis in susceptible children, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Genes and Gene Therapy , Scoliosis Read on »
How Maintaining your Spine Angles helps to Maintain your Health! by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 19 Sep 2010 12:00am Your spine has a “C” curve in the neck, then the spine changes angles and has a bigger “C” angle going the other way, and then back to a “C” type angle of the low back. In the dorsal spine or mid-back and in the lumbar spine or low back the angle is more of an elliptical shape. Keep in mind that the whole spine works together and ... Read on »
Your Colon and Your Spine, Part 1 of 2 by sarahimoore Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 11:35am Charlie @ 5 months being adjusted (currently he is 11 mo) When I first learned about chiropractic care it was from my husband before we were married. I knew there was a chiropractor in my small town but that is all I knew, where his office was. So as an adult I thought someone with back pain or who had just had a car accident went, I ... Read on »
End Your Neck Pain and Improve your Health with True Neck Traction by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 13 Jul 2008 10:05am First, to completely understand neck tractioning you must be aware that there are two types of neck traction. One that simply stretches your neck out and two, one that stretches your neck but also helps restore the proper neck curvature at the same time. The latter is what I call "true" neck traction. It is the second type, true neck traction, w ... Read on »
Straighten Up with a Scoliosis Screening by Dr Larry Posted Fri 28 May 2010 1:39pm You are here: Home / Get Well / Straighten Up with a Scoliosis Screening Straighten Up with a Scoliosis Screening 07th May Posted by shawn ·   Filed under Get Well , Wellness Tagged with Health , Scoliosis , Screening , The Specific , Wellness Straighten Up with a Scoliosis Screening The human ... Read on »
Get Effective Scoliosis Pain Relief at HealthQuest by hqbk Posted Wed 09 Nov 2011 6:52am Scoliosis is a medical condition that occurs mainly in the thoracic and thoracic-lumbar regions, due to congenital, developmental or degenerative problems. Early scoliosis treatment and proper screening is important for a good outcome. The treatment goal is to prevent the spinal curve from getting worse and to correct or stabilize the spinal curvat ... Read on »
I’m sore after using my new neck pillow for the 1st time. by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 20 Feb 2009 6:13pm This is often a completely common and normal finding we see after the 1st few times you use a new cervical support neck pillow, such as the cervical linear traction neck pillow. If your spine has no curvature or you are not used to using a pillow with good neck support this will often happen because it is something totally new for your body. U ... Read on »
Two Hours For 10 Minutes by Alicia D Posted Tue 27 Nov 2012 10:18pm This morning I headed to CB's 7:30 am orthopedic appointment over the bridge in Philadelphia in the cold rain.  Getting up and out the door by 6:30 am with a four year old and CB was a feat, but the major factor in this undertaking was all the preparation that had to occur the night prior. It is amazing how much "pre-work" must be done on the eve ... Read on »
End Neck Pain By Improving Posture - How Proper Posture Improves Your Spine Relieving Nerve Pressure by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 4:12pm How does posture have anything to do with neck pain?-- Neck pain comes from pressure on the nerves. How does this happen?--Usually pressure from a misaligned neck spine. When your spine is misaligned (some call that subluxated) it does not move like it should and in turn creates inflammation in that area. Either out-of-alignment spinal vertebrae ... Read on »