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Scoliosis Dos And Dont's To Follow In Your Day-to-Day Life

While it’s important for everyone to be mindful of spinal health, for those living with a progressive spinal condition like scoliosis, it can be particularly important. Understanding spinal health and function is the best way to approach living with, and treating, scoliosis. When it comes to scoliosis dos and dont’s, we’re talking about how best to lead a...

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What Is Cervical Kyphosis? Symptoms And Treatment

There are three main spinal sections, each with its own characteristics, roles to play in how the spine functions, and type of spinal curvature; the spine’s ability to maintain its natural curves is important because they facilitate a wide range of motion and flexibility, make the spine stronger, and help it to handle mechanical stress from impact and...

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Muscular Imbalance With Scoliosis: Which Side Is Weaker?

Although scoliosis is a spinal condition, it doesn’t just affect the back; it also impacts the spine’s surrounding nerves, muscles, and the rest of the body. Continue reading to learn how an unnatural spinal curve can cause a muscular imbalance and what can be done about it. The uneven forces of scoliosis disrupt the spine’s alignment and the body’s...

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Can A Chiropractor Treat Scoliosis? [What You Should Know]

What patients should know about being diagnosed with scoliosis is that the way a diagnosis is responded to can have far-reaching effects. Treatment results can never be guaranteed, but particularly with early detection, a chiropractic-centered treatment approach can have a number of benefits. As a progressive condition, scoliosis can’t technically be cured...

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What is a Harrington Rod For Scoliosis? Surgery Pros and Cons

A Harrington rod for scoliosis is instrumentation used in spinal fusion; it's attached to the spine with the goal of holding it in a straighter position so its vertebrae can't become more tilted over time. Harrington rods implanted are permanent, and if one fails or malfunctions in some way, there is no reversing the procedure. Surgical intervention for scoliosis...

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What Is Straight Back Syndrome? Can It Be Treated?

If the spine becomes excessively straight, this is contrary to its natural curved design. It's the spine's healthy curves that keep it flexible, strong, and able to handle stress from impact and movement. The position and alignment of the spine affects body position and posture, so one of the main effects of straight-back syndrome is postural deviation. The...

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Scoliosis and Swimming: Recommendation and Treatment

As scoliosis was first described and documented in the ancient world, the medical community has had many years to observe how it progresses, what triggers it to do so, and how the condition responds to treatment. Swimming can’t treat scoliosis, and while recreational swimming can offer some therapeutic benefits, certain aspects of swimming, and/or swimming...

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S-Shaped Scoliosis: What Is It? Does It Need Treatment?

No two cases of scoliosis are the same, which is why treatment plans need to be 100-percent shaped around a patient’s individual condition characteristics. When scoliosis is diagnosed, classifying conditions further based on specific patient and condition variables is part of the process, and different curvature types and locations are important. As a...

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Does Scoliosis Ever Correct Itself? Can Scoliosis Be Reversed?

There are a number of spinal conditions that cause the development of unhealthy curves, but structural spinal conditions involve abnormalities within the spine itself, and this involves its vertebrae (bones). Continue reading to learn why scoliosis can’t simply correct itself, along with what progression means. As a progressive structural spinal condition, the...

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How Can I Reverse Scoliosis Naturally? Can It Be Done?

For people recently diagnosed with scoliosis, they have a lot of questions, one of which is how best to treat the condition. Reversing scoliosis means reducing the size of the unnatural spinal curve as this is addressing the condition’s underlying structural nature. The two main scoliosis treatment approaches offer a surgical, or non-surgical response. For those...

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What Are Bone Spurs In Neck? Can They Be Treated?

Bone spurs make affected bones larger than normal, and the excess space used by the bony overgrowth is taken from somewhere. If a bone spur forms on the spine, it can cause issues related to nerve compression, and where along the spine a bone spur is located will determine its effects. Continue reading to learn what effects are associated with bone spurs in the...

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Kyphosis Exercises To Help Reduce Kyphosis & Other Treatment

When it comes to maintaining optimal spinal health, the spine’s natural and healthy curves need to be in place. Kyphosis refers to the spine’s outward curve at the thoracic section, and if this curve becomes excessive, it can cause a roundback appearance. Kyphosis involves the development of an excessive spinal curvature of the thoracic spine; treatment needs...

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