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March 18, 2020
The Relationship Between Scoliosis and Sciatica Pain

The Relationship Between Scoliosis and Sciatic Pain Scoliosis is a spinal condition that leads to a curvature that can cause pinching and constriction along the vertebrae. Sciatic pain is a...

March 5, 2020
Should I Use a Back Brace for Scoliosis Pain?

Back braces are one of the most common treatments for people suffering from scoliosis pain. They can bring almost immediate comfort, though some medical professionals question whether they improve...

March 3, 2020
Common Methods for Assessing Scoliosis: Cobb Angel, Scoliometer Test, and the Risser-Ferguson Method.

Scoliosis is an incurable and progressive condition characterized by an abnormally curved spine. When it comes to understanding what’s happening with a patient’s spine, there are a variety of...

February 26, 2020
Weight-Bearing Exercises and Scoliosis

There have been a lot of questions on whether or not exercise is helpful for people with scoliosis. The key is knowing which exercises are good for the condition and which exacerbate its symptoms....

February 24, 2020
The Role of Scoliosis Exercises and Physical Therapy in Treatment

When it comes to treating scoliosis, the focus is on reducing the curvature and managing the condition’s progression. Just as exercise and physical therapy offer the average person a lot of...

February 19, 2020
How to Deal with Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Adult Degenerative Scoliosis, aka ADS, is a disorder in which the patient has degenerating vertebrae along their spine. ADS is unique and different from regular scoliosis in the sense that it can...

February 14, 2020
Does Scoliosis Have a Genetic Component?

While many people have the idea that scoliosis is inherited, that’s not the case. Despite the amount of research that has been done over the years in search of a genetic link to scoliosis, no clear...

February 11, 2020
How Do You Treat Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis?

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is one of the most challenging stages to treat when treating patients. Generally speaking, medical professionals attempt to promote recovery before puberty,...

February 6, 2020
What is a Scoliosis Curvature?

Scoliosis is a spinal deformity that’s more common than many people think. A scoliosis curvature of the spine must include rotation and have a Cobb angle measurement of more than 10 degrees. The...

February 4, 2020
What Does Scoliosis Mean?

So, what does scoliosis mean? Scoliosis refers to a curvature of the spine, generally between 10 degrees and 40+ degrees. People who suffer from scoliosis may experience pain, limited mobility, and...

January 31, 2020
Understanding Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Adult degenerative scoliosis is a form of the condition marked by degenerative changes to the discs of the spine; it’s also referred to as ‘adult de novo scoliosis’, meaning onset has occurred...

January 29, 2020
Treatment for Adult Scoliosis

Adult scoliosis can be a debilitating and painful affliction. Proper treatment is essential, as any delay in stabilizing a progressively deteriorating abnormal curvature of the spine can lead to a...

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