Finding and treating the source of chronic inflammation can reduce chronic pain.

If you’re an adult living with idiopathic scoliosis, chances are you have dealt with pain. The degree of your pain may change daily. One day it’s slight muscle soreness, and the next day? Severe, acute pain that keeps you on the couch all week.

As many as 6 million adults live with scoliosis in the United States alone. Whether it’s idiopathic scoliosis or degenerative scoliosis that’s developed during adulthood, three in four adults with scoliosis experience pain as a result of scoliosis.  Read More

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Last updated on August 4th, 2021 at 03:54 am

Supporting healthy neurotransmitter levels can positively affect mental health (including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder), sleeplessness and possibly minimize curve progression.

Neurotransmitters. It’s a big word, and one that describes an incredibly important piece of your body functioning at an optimal level. Neurotransmitters provide the link that allows different parts of the brain to communicate with each other. They transform the electrical signals coming from the brain into chemicals that have a specific purpose in your body. The most commonly talked about neurotransmitters – especially as it refers to the treatment of scoliosis – are serotonin, norepinephrine and histamine, all of which play an important role in overall brain/body function. Read More

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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 03:07 am

Backed by scientific research, specific nutrition for idiopathic scoliosis impacts curve progression and positively affects the scoliosis condition.

Nutritional support for idiopathic scoliosis can be contradictory and confusing, with healthcare providers, online searches, and even well-meaning friends sharing information on “the best” nutritional options for you or your child’s scoliosis condition. It’s overwhelming – whether you’re a parent whose child was recently diagnosed with scoliosis, or an adult who has lived with scoliosis your whole life, sifting through how nutrition fits into your personal journey with scoliosis can be exhausting. Read More

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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 03:06 am

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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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 03:14 am

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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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 05:39 am

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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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 05:56 am

“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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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 06:01 am

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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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 06:26 am

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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Last updated on August 16th, 2021 at 03:21 am

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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