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April 7, 2020
Scoliosis in Children

When we see scoliosis in children, we take their treatment very seriously. While treating children with scoliosis is where we can make the biggest impact in terms of long-term improvement, it’s...

April 2, 2020
C5 C6 Disc Bulging: All You Need to Know

The spinal cord serves as the communication point of the body’s central nervous system by carrying signals from the brain to the peripheral nerves. When disc problems such as C5 C6 disc bulging...

March 25, 2020
What Are the Best Exercise Programs for Scoliosis?

Scoliosis-specific exercises and scoliosis bracing are the scientifically proven treatment methods for both adults and children. The scoliosis-specific exercise programs that scoliosis clinicians and...

March 20, 2020
The Scoliosis X-Ray: What You Need to Know

The Scoliosis X-ray is the most common method of diagnosing and monitoring a patient’s scoliosis. Once any underlying pathology or conditions are ruled out, X-rays can tell us what we need to know...

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,...

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