“Living your best life” means different things to different people. Maybe it’s finding a job you love or being able to stay home when your children are little. In an article in Psychology Today, the top 10 list of things that calm people do include staying active, treating themselves kindly, and cutting other people some slack.
When you have scoliosis, it may seem like living your best life is a bit out of reach. But what you and everyone who wants to live their best and most calm life have in common is choice. You have a choice! Read More

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How hormone testing can help you treat your condition, and provide a better path forward to healthy aging with scoliosis.

When were you or your child first diagnosed with scoliosis? During the “tween” or teen years? Later in life, as you were experiencing additional changes associated with aging? If you’ve answered yes to either of these questions (or both) it’s not surprising. Research shows that hormone changes directly affect scoliosis. Read More

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If you’re living with or have been recently diagnosed with scoliosis, performing your own scoliosis research may not be on the top of your to-do list. Instead, your diagnosis has most likely prompted a wide variety of emotions and raised endless questions.

Why me?
Will I live with constant pain?
How can I get more information?
What does this mean for my child or my family?
Will this condition ever go away?
Does this mean back surgery?
What can I do? Read More

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We will find the best between Boston Brace Vs ScoliSMART. A complete comparison on every aspect.

If your child has been diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, it is likely that your orthopedic specialist will, at some point, prescribe a brace for your child if the scoliosis reaches 20–25 degrees. Read More

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Non-fusion surgeries for scoliosis are gaining popularity with patients and their parents as a motion-sparing alternative to traditional scoliosis fusion surgery. Two of these procedures (VBT vs ApiFix) have been “CE mark” approved in Europe and used “off label” for years in the United States, but recently received FDA HDE approval for both devices, paving the way for careful and selective usage. Read More

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A realtion between Sports & Scoliosis. While many parents express concern over allowing kids with scoliosis to participate in athletics, exercise is pivotal to any successful treatment plan.

Sports & Scoliosis — Which Sports Are Safe to Play?

At age 20, he bolted through New York to set a world record—running the 100-meter sprint in just 9.72 seconds. The next year he shattered his own record and won his first of nine Olympic gold medals. Now, a decade later, Usain Bolt is considered the fastest runner ever timed. Read More

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Chronic back pain a fact of life for many people, but it is almost TWICE as likely if you have scoliosis according to a 50-year follow-up study of adults with scoliosis. Patients often describe their scoliosis back pain as burning, intense achiness, stiffness, spasms, and even breathtaking in some cases. It becomes more than a nuisance; it becomes the focal point of their lives every. single. day. Read More

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We will discuss about Hormones and Scoliosis and the key factors. We will talk in detail about the key factor in curve progression.

Scoliosis is defined as a curvature on x-ray greater than 10 degrees when measured using a Cobb angle. While the spinal curvature characteristic of idiopathic scoliosis is the hallmark symptom of scoliosis, research performed over the last 2 decades has shown that scoliosis is much more than just a spine curvature. Read More

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How many times have you been to doctor after doctor for yourself or your child seeking an answer for the nagging chronic neck pain you are positive is related to scoliosis, only to be told scoliosis doesn’t cause pain? Most patients find this response very frustrating — and even insulting — because they are positive scoliosis and neck pain are related. Read More

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The management and treatment of children diagnosed with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis has historically been and continues to be dictated (or at minimum heavily influenced) by the orthopedic surgeons not just in the US, but worldwide.

The orthopedic actual treatment scope and specialty focuses almost exclusively on the advancement of surgical techniques and outcomes in the United States but treatment focus can vary greatly in other countries within the orthopedic specialist communities where there is specific focus on the advancement and outcomes of rigid spinal orthotics, otherwise known as scoliosis braces. Read More

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