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Adult Scoliosis Bracing: How Bracing For Adults Is Different

While most people think of scoliosis as most commonly affecting children and adolescents, scientific studies reveal that adults are more likely to develop the progressive spinal condition. Treatment goals for adult scoliosis include pain reduction, postural correction, curve stabilization, and, in many cases, modest reductions in the curvature. When a well-designed...

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E22: What Are the Best Exercise Programs for Scoliosis?

In Episode 22, Ashley Brewer meets with Dr. Andrew Strauss to answer the question what are the best exercise programs for scoliosis? Whether you are looking for scoliosis-specific exercises that will help stabilize your spine or looking for physical activity that you can do if you're living with scoliosis, this episode will answer your questions. [buzzsprout...

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Lower Back Pain and How it Relates to Scoliosis [ANSWERED]

Each case of scoliosis is as unique as the patients themselves. There are a number of important patient and condition variables that come into play when diagnosing and classifying a condition, and these factors help us craft a customized treatment plan moving forward. Scoliosis isn’t always painful, but it can be. Keep reading to find out which patient and...

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E21: Should I See a Chiropractor

In Episode 21 CLEAR-certified Dr. Alex Greaux and host Ashley Brewer venture a bit outside of the realm of scoliosis to answer the question - should I see a chiropractor? Throughout their discussion you'll hear: Why most people associate chiropractic with headaches, neck pain, and back pain. The additional...

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What is Kyphosis? Causes & Treatment of Kyphosis Scoliosis

The spine is naturally curved at the neck, chest, and lower back, but if one of these curves becomes under- or over-pronounced, it can disrupt the biomechanics of the entire spine. Kyphosis and scoliosis are both spinal conditions that involve unhealthy and unnatural spinal curvatures, but scoliosis is characterized by an abnormal sideways curvature, while kyphosis...

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E20: Adult Scoliosis Bracing

Dr. Andrew Strauss has been actively engaged in scoliosis treatment for over 27 years. As the author of The Truth About Adult Scoliosis, Dr. Andrew is an excellent co-host for the topic of adult scoliosis bracing. Throughout his discussion with Life Beyond the Curve Host Ashley Brewer, you'll learn: Why adult...

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Does Scoliosis Cause Pain? How Scoliosis Is Linked With Pain

There are multiple factors that go into determining the type of symptoms a person’s scoliosis is likely to produce. Patient age, amount of degeneration in the spinal joints, curvature location, and posture changes all play a role. Interestingly, there is no correlation between curve size and the amount of pain produced by the scoliosis;  people with small curves...

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E19: Scoliosis Risk Factors

Join Life Beyond the Curve Host Ashley Brewer and CLEAR-certified Dr. Dio Kim for Episode 19 as they discuss scoliosis risk factors. By tuning in you'll hear: All about the different levels of severity of scoliosis. Why progression is a major consideration and scoliosis risk factor. Some of the scoliosis...

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Using a Specialized Chiropractor for Scoliosis Treatment

There are different treatment options for scoliosis that produce different potential outcomes, which is why it’s so important for patients and their families to research the options available to them. CLEAR-certified scoliosis chiropractors not only know the spine, but also understand how scoliosis affects it, and how best to impact the condition on a structural...

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E18: How to Deal with Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

CLEAR-certified Dr. J Hartley and Life Beyond the Curve Host, Ashley Brewer, tackle the topic of how to deal with adult degenerative scoliosis in Episode 18. Throughout their discussion you'll hear: The definition of adult degenerative scoliosis Symptoms associated with adult degenerative scoliosis How these...

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Early Signs of Scoliosis: Don't Miss These Early Signs

While the most prevalent form of scoliosis is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS), infants, juveniles, and adults can develop it as well. If a proactive treatment approach is applied, there are multiple benefits related to early detection. While treatment success can never be guaranteed, diagnosing and treating scoliosis early on in the condition’s progressive...

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E17: Treatment for Adult Scoliosis

Throughout Episode 17, Dr. Andrew Strauss and host Ashley Brewer discuss the topic of treatment for adult scoliosis. Dr. Andrew has been actively engaged in scoliosis treatment for 37 years, so he is an excellent host for this topic. Throughout the discussion between Ashley and Dr. Strauss you'll hear: About the...

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