While the curve is the most visible symptom, there’s more contributing to scoliosis beyond the curve.

The Curve. The telltale sign of scoliosis…a sometimes slight, but noticeable curvature of the spine. Yet, many children and adults with scoliosis experience a lot of “unseen” symptoms related to scoliosis. Read More

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Bone health, including osteoporosis prevention, is critical in the management of scoliosis

The importance of building strong bones is something health experts preach from birth. Whether it’s drinking more milk, or as you get older, scheduling time for strength-training each week, health professionals continue to stress the importance of maintaining healthy bones.

When you have scoliosis, the importance of bone health, growth, and development cannot be overstated. Adolescents and adults with scoliosis need to monitor this critical piece of health information throughout their lives, and especially as they age. Read More

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Non-invasive options offer a better way to treat scoliosis by focusing on the whole scoliosis condition and not only the curve.

Receiving a scoliosis diagnosis for your child is downright scary. Discussions surrounding surgery, rigid bracing, or the “wait-and-see” approach can be emotionally exhausting and completely overwhelming.

Thankfully, there is a highly effective, research-based non-invasive option to treat your child’s scoliosis. The ScoliSMART Approach treatment program developed by the expert doctors at ScoliSMART produces the best results. Read More

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“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.

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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