- WHAT IS SCOLIOSIS?
- SCOLISMART APPROACH
- PATIENT RESULTS
Scoliosis is a medical condition that refers to the abnormal curvature of the spine. Scoliosis can cause back pain in some adolescent patients and most adults. There are treatments available to help relieve the pain. Let’s take a closer look at scoliosis, how it can cause back pain, and what treatments are available.
There is a lot of debate over whether or not scoliosis is a disability. Many people with scoliosis feel that they are disabled, while others feel that their condition does not hinder them in any way. In this blog post, we will explore the definition of disability and discuss whether or not scoliosis meets the criteria. We will also look at how scoliosis can impact daily life and discuss possible accommodations that may be necessary.
Last updated on August 19th, 2022 at 12:17 pm
Scoliosis is a term used to describe any condition that causing a sideways bend or twisting of the spine. Most often it is “idiopathic” or unknown cause. About 20 percent of causes are due to a known cause like cerebral palsy or birth defect which may need surgery. So, can scoliosis be fixed without surgery?
Last updated on March 24th, 2022 at 06:27 am
Receiving a scoliosis diagnosis for your child is downright scary. Parents feel anxious about determining the best treatment options for their child. Traditional medicine offers three recommendations depending on your child’s spinal curvature, age, and gender; the “wait-and-see” approach, rigid bracing, and surgery.
Last updated on April 4th, 2022 at 11:50 am
When were you or your child first diagnosed with scoliosis? During the “tween” or teen years? Later in life?
If you’ve answered yes to either of these questions (or both) it’s not surprising. Research shows that hormone changes affect scoliosis. As you age, hormone testing can help manage menopausal symptoms and your scoliosis. Receive information about non-drug nutrient therapies sent directly to your email.
If your child has been recently diagnosed with scoliosis, there may be many questions going through your mind. Why us? What does this mean for my child and my family? Will this ever go away? Does my child need back surgery?
The latest genetic research shows new ways to treat idiopathic scoliosis. This can stop curve progression, and avoid surgical treatment. Get recommendations on how genetic testing is helping early scoliosis intervention, sent directly to your email.
Last updated on January 18th, 2022 at 05:59 am
In today’s world of insurance-driven health care, face time with the actual doctor is becoming more and more limited. Time to ask questions — let alone get an answer — is non-existent. It is no wonder the idiopathic scoliosis condition is wrought with confusion and misinformation. The list of misconceptions about idiopathic scoliosis is likely endless. Below are six facts the ScoliSMART doctors feel are interesting facts about scoliosis.
Most women experience the effects of menopause…it’s a natural part of the aging process. Hot flashes, night sweats and irritability are common symptoms. This “transition time” for women also causes hormone changes and a sharp decrease in bone health.
If you have scoliosis, your hormone levels and bone health need extra attention during menopause. In fact, women who have had scoliosis since their teen years may experience worsening curvature during menopause. Furthermore, the incidence of adult-onset scoliosis increases after menopause.
Last updated on March 24th, 2022 at 07:28 am
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.
Last updated on March 29th, 2022 at 06:45 am
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 for Scoliosis treatment for your child. The ScoliSMART Approach treatment program developed by the expert doctors at ScoliSMART produces the best results.
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