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Scoliosis-What Is It? by jasmine a. Patient Expert Posted Sun 25 Nov 2007 12:00am Scoliosis-What Is It? Article Courtesy of The Healthy Back Institute. Scoliosis is a lateral, or sideways, curvature of the spine, which in its normal state should be a straight vertical line when viewed from the front or back. Viewed from the side, a normal spine curves slightly backward to produce a mild degree of roundness in the uppe ... 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 »
Scoliosis and Yoga by Michele W. Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 11:46pm 3 Comments I found out I had Scoliosis when I was nineteen. I was in college and starting having back pain. One of my friends noticed that one of my hips was higher than the other and upon going to the doctor learned that I had Scoliosis. I was always checked for it when I was in school but they never said I had it. It’s possible that I had a growth spurt my ... Read on »
Top Blog Posts of the Year: #2 by John Elder Posted Thu 29 Dec 2011 10:15am I can’t count the number of clients we see who are dealing with scoliosis. I have worked with clients as young as 10-12 years old whose lives have been impacted by this condition. I’ve seen clients who have worn back braces for months on end in an attempt to straighten their curve. I’ve worked with clients who have had Harrington Rod ... 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 »
Surgery For Adult Scoliosis: When and Why by randale Posted Sun 09 Nov 2008 4:22pm More information can be found at Scoliosis, a curvature of the spine occurs most often in older children and teenagers. But it can develop in older adults with serious complications. The cause is usually age-related degenerative changes in the spine. Sometimes there is no known cause. In this study, surgeons from the Department ... Read on »
The Truth About Scoliosis by John Elder Posted Fri 05 Feb 2010 6:58am This is a great post from Matt Whitehead in our Portland clinic about scoliosis. We see A LOT of clients with scoliosis. Just yesterday I talked with a new client about scoliosis because he, his wife and one of his children all have it. We talked about the structural implications of scoliosis: pain, decreased function, fatigue due t ... 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 »
Genetics Home Reference: adolescent idiopathic scoliosis by Posted Tue 24 Sep 2013 1:50pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed September 2013 What is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis? Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of ... Read on »
Can Chiropractic Help Scoliosis? by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:32pm San Francisco Chiropractor Comments: Yes, Chiropractic can help scoliosis. In fact, I have helped hundreds of scoliosis patients over the years at my downtown San Francisco Chiropractic Clinics. For the most part, scoliosis is of idiopathic (unknown) origin. It is detected after it has been there for a while which makes it hard to know the ... Read on »