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March 8, 2023
Functional Scoliosis: What Is It? Is It Different?

Functional scoliosis is considered a temporary condition with a temporary cause, such as poor posture, or a body irregularity. Patients with functional scoliosis can change their unnatural spinal...

February 24, 2023
E34: Scoliosis Exercises: What You Should Do and Avoid

In Episode 34, host Heather Rotunda and Dr. J Hartley discuss scoliosis exercises, what you should do and avoid. Throughout the episode, you'll...

February 22, 2023
Kyphosis Treatment: How To Treat Kyphosis

The spine’s healthy curves help it function optimally, and there are a number of spinal conditions that involve a loss of one or more of those healthy curves. The term kyphosis can refer both to...

February 8, 2023
Rotoscoliosis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Scoliosis is a complex condition with different severity levels and types. The severity of the unnatural spinal curve, and its level of rotation, are significant condition factors that shape the...

January 25, 2023
Scoliosis Shoulder Pain: Does Scoliosis Cause Shoulder Pain?

While scoliosis is a structural spinal condition, its effects can be felt throughout the body. One of the main scoliosis symptoms is postural deviation, caused by the condition’s uneven forces...

January 11, 2023
Can Scoliosis Cause Numbness or Neuropathy? [ANSWERED]

Scoliosis is a complex spinal condition with the potential to cause a number of effects felt throughout the body, particularly if left untreated. If left to progress, a scoliotic curve increases in...

December 28, 2022
Can Scoliosis Make Your Stomach Stick Out? [SYMPTOMS]

The spine’s natural curves make it stronger, more flexible, and better able to absorb and distribute mechanical stress. There are a number of spinal conditions that involve a loss of the spine’s...

December 14, 2022
Any Permanent Restrictions After Spinal Fusion Surgery?

The end goal of spinal fusion is stopping progression, not correction, and this is an important distinction to understand. While not everyone is guaranteed to experience any permanent restrictions...

November 30, 2022
The Long-Term Side Effects Of Spinal Fusion Surgery

There is more than one way to treat scoliosis, and fortunately, many cases can be treated non-surgically. While spinal fusion can make a crooked spine straighter, there are no guarantees that it will...

November 16, 2022
Scoliosis Pain: What Causes It, Symptoms, and Pain Relief

Scoliosis ranges widely in severity from mild to severe, and in most cases, the more severe the condition, the more noticeable its symptoms are. When it comes to pain, adults and adolescents...

November 2, 2022
What Kind Of Doctor Treats Scoliosis? [EXPLORED]

While most cases of scoliosis can be treated non-surgically, patients who find themselves on the path of traditional treatment are often funneled towards spinal fusion surgery; CLEAR-certified...

October 19, 2022
Can Scoliosis Be Corrected With Exercise? [ANSWERED]

There was a time when the place of exercise in scoliosis treatment was questioned, but we have since learned that there’s a big difference between general exercise and general physical therapy,...

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