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January 25, 2023
Scoliosis Shoulder Pain: Does Scoliosis Cause Shoulder Pain?

While scoliosis is a structural spinal condition, its effects can be felt throughout the body. One of the main scoliosis symptoms is postural deviation, caused by the condition’s uneven forces...

January 11, 2023
Can Scoliosis Cause Numbness or Neuropathy? [ANSWERED]

Scoliosis is a complex spinal condition with the potential to cause a number of effects felt throughout the body, particularly if left untreated. If left to progress, a scoliotic curve increases in...

December 28, 2022
Can Scoliosis Make Your Stomach Stick Out? [SYMPTOMS]

The spine’s natural curves make it stronger, more flexible, and better able to absorb and distribute mechanical stress. There are a number of spinal conditions that involve a loss of the spine’s...

December 14, 2022
Any Permanent Restrictions After Spinal Fusion Surgery?

The end goal of spinal fusion is stopping progression, not correction, and this is an important distinction to understand. While not everyone is guaranteed to experience any permanent restrictions...

November 30, 2022
The Long-Term Side Effects Of Spinal Fusion Surgery

There is more than one way to treat scoliosis, and fortunately, many cases can be treated non-surgically. While spinal fusion can make a crooked spine straighter, there are no guarantees that it will...

November 16, 2022
Scoliosis Pain: What Causes It, Symptoms, and Pain Relief

Scoliosis ranges widely in severity from mild to severe, and in most cases, the more severe the condition, the more noticeable its symptoms are. When it comes to pain, adults and adolescents...

November 2, 2022
What Kind Of Doctor Treats Scoliosis? [EXPLORED]

While most cases of scoliosis can be treated non-surgically, patients who find themselves on the path of traditional treatment are often funneled towards spinal fusion surgery; CLEAR-certified...

October 19, 2022
Can Scoliosis Be Corrected With Exercise? [ANSWERED]

There was a time when the place of exercise in scoliosis treatment was questioned, but we have since learned that there’s a big difference between general exercise and general physical therapy,...

October 5, 2022
Mild Scoliosis: What Is It? What Are The Treatment Options?

When scoliosis is diagnosed, part of the process involves further classifying aspects of the scoliosis based on important patient and condition variables. Factors such as patient age at diagnosis,...

September 21, 2022
Adult Scoliosis Degrees of Curvature Chart [EXPLAINED]

Scoliosis is a highly-variable condition, which is why the very nature of scoliosis necessitates a customized treatment approach. There are two main scoliosis treatment approaches for patients to...

September 7, 2022
Adolescent Scoliosis Degrees of Curvature Chart [EXPLAINED]

No two cases of scoliosis are the same, which is why there is no clear-cut answer regarding its treatment needs; the very nature of scoliosis necessitates the customization of effective treatment...

August 24, 2022
Lumbar Lordosis: What Is It & What Causes Lumbar Lordosis?

A healthy spine will appear straight when looking at someone from the front and/or back, but take on a soft ‘S’ shape when viewed from the sides; this is because each of the spine’s main...

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