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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 health-and-wellness benefits, people with scoliosis can also benefit from a physical therapy program that’s customized to their individual condition. Scoliosis, Physical...

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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 seem to develop in a short amount of time, often occurring in less than a year. So, how do you deal with Adult Degenerative Scoliosis? Doctors have determined that...

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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 genetic link has been found. Scoliosis can, however, be described as ‘familial’, meaning the condition can run in families. In Search of a Genetic Link To say a...

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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, though this isn't always possible. So, how do you treat Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis? You can treat Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis with specific exercises,...

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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 rotation component is key as just a bend to the spine could be a postural problem, rather than a true scoliosis. Scoliosis Curvature vs. Postural Problem If scoliosis is...

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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 other debilitating symptoms. Scoliosis can lead to improper posture, hip and shoulder misalignment, and, worst of all, pain. Some people have it for unknown reasons,...

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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 specifically during adulthood. Understanding the signs of adult degenerative scoliosis is important because if left untreated, its progression can affect the body in...

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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 lifetime of pain and limited mobility. So, how is adult scoliosis treated? The main treatments for adult scoliosis include scoliosis specific exercise routines,...

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How to Make Bones Stronger with Whole Body Vibration Therapy

Are you wondering how to improve osteoporosis without medication? Patients all over the globe are seeking a non-pharmaceutical way to increase bone density, and Whole Body Vibration therapy could be a good fit....

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Scoliosis and Chiropractic Care: Common Questions and Answers

According to the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, nearly three million visits to chiropractors in the United States each year are from patients seeking help with scoliosis. Despite this commonplace occurrence, we’ve found wide-spread misunderstandings about scoliosis and chiropractic treatment in the general population....

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S.E.A.S. (Scientific Exercise Approach to Scoliosis) Exercises: Some Features

Michele Romano of ISICO in Milan, Italy, is one of the world's leading experts in scoliosis exercise programs. He is the current President of SOSORT (Society on Scoliosis Orthopedic Rehabilitation Techniques), and one of the lead instructors of the Scoliosis World Masters Program. He has published numerous research articles on the science behind scoliosis exercises....

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Scoliosis Physiotherapy

If you’re interested in scoliosis physiotherapy and exercises as part of your treatment, it can be hard to find detailed information. Don’t worry, it’s for a good reason! Each case of scoliosis is different, and using highly customized movements is important if you want to see positive outcomes....

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