• A Look at Potential Complications of Scoliosis

    Patients are diagnosed with scoliosis when their spine doctors identify an abnormal side-to-side curvature. Normally, scoliosis doesn’t result in back pain or any other symptoms. However, some cases are severe enough to cause complications. For patients with severe spine problems , surgeons may recommend a spinal fusion to prevent complications. Nerve Compression When the vertebrae […]

  • Comparing Scoliosis in Children and Adults

    The spine naturally curves inward and outward. However, in some patients, the spine also curves from side to side. This condition is known as scoliosis . The degree of scoliosis can vary considerably from patient to patient. For some patients, scoliosis may be little more than a minor nuisance. Others might require spinal fusion surgery […]

  • What Causes Scoliosis?

    Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves in an S shape. For some patients, scoliosis is mild and causes few, if any, symptoms. Other patients struggle with back pain and deformities that require treatment. There are several different types of scoliosis, each with its own cause. Continue reading to find out more about […]

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    A Look at Treatment Options for Adult Scoliosis

    Many people think of scoliosis as a childhood illness, but it can and does strike during adulthood as well. In adults, degenerative scoliosis is the most common form. It is caused by a deterioration of the facet joints, similar to osteoarthritis, and causes the spine to curve to one side. The pain can be severe, […]

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    Exercises for Scoliosis Patients

    If you’re suffering from scoliosis, there is a good chance that you are experiencing pain and stiffness on one side of your back. Although exercise may seem like the last thing you want to do when you’re in discomfort, there are some stretches that scoliosis sufferers can do to alleviate some of their symptoms. Watch […]

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    Spotting the Symptoms of Scoliosis

    If you’re experiencing the symptoms of scoliosis , getting diagnosed is crucial so you get can treatment to help prevent further damage to your spine. Although scoliosis is most commonly diagnosed during childhood, it can and does develop in adults as well, so don’t ignore the symptoms at any age. Here are some of the […]