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New scan technology gives lower radiation dose for children with scoliosis


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Feb 21, 2017
Children with a curvature of the spine need regular monitoring as they reach the end of their growth period, so doctors can treat them with whatever method will keep the condition from getting worse. Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and ...
 

Clinical symptoms likely prompt patients with thoracolumbar scoliosis to undergo surgery


Healio - Feb 21, 2017
Investigators of this study found clinical factors, such as functional impairment, prompted patients with adult thoracolumbar scoliosis to undergo surgery; however, demographics and radiographic parameters did not sway the decision to undergo surgery ...
 

Joan Smalls suffers from scoliosis


Page Six - Feb 16, 2017
Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. Cases in girls are 10 times more likely to deteriorate and require treatment, according to WebMD. And as the 5'9″ model describes, it can be difficult to manage given her busy modeling career. “It's pretty severe ...
 

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Three-Dimensional Treatment for Scoliosis: A Physiotherapeutic Method for Deformities of the Spine


by: Christa Lehnert-Schroth
Three-dimensional scoliosis therapy has for decades played an established role in the conservative management of mild and even of severe scoliosis. As well as describing every aspect of the pathologically curved, deformed spine, this textbook incorporates an extensive programme of exercises that can be tailored specifically to the needs of the individual patient. As outlined in Three-Dimensional Scoliosis Therapy: The Schroth Breathing Orthopaedic System, correction of the spinal deformity is based on a special breathing technique and active muscle stretching, as well as on elongation, detorsion and reduction of lordosis.
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Schroth Therapy: Advancements in Conservative Scoliosis Treatment


by: Hans-Rudolf Weiss, Christa Lehnert-Schroth, Marc Moramarco
Currently, there is the highest level of evidence for physiotherapy and bracing for scoliosis. In contrast, evidence for spinal fusion surgery remains questionable. Moreover, recent improvements in bracing now strive to improve curvature rather than merely stopping progression during the pubertal growth spurt. Adolescent patients can potentially achieve significant corrections via bracing and improve postural imbalances. Pattern-specific exercises, based on long-established Schroth methodology, have also been updated.
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Adult Lumbar Scoliosis: A Clinical Guide to Diagnosis and Management


Providing a sound definition and review of the pertinent treatment goals for the management of adult lumbar scoliosis, this practical and comprehensive guide covers everything from pre-operative evaluation and radiography to post-operative management and complications. Both non-operative and operative strategies are presented, including minimally invasive techniques, decompression, anterior release, spinal osteotomy, and proximal and distal fixation, with an emphasis on clinical guidelines and management outcomes.
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Braced


by: Alyson Gerber
Rachel Brooks is excited for the new school year. She's finally earned a place as a forward on her soccer team. Her best friends make everything fun. And she really likes Tate, and she's pretty sure he likes her back. After one last appointment with her scoliosis doctor, this will be her best year yet.

Then the doctor delivers some terrible news: The sideways curve in Rachel's spine has gotten worse, and she needs to wear a back brace twenty-three hours a day. The brace wraps her in hard plastic from shoulder blades to hips.
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Scoliosis Exercises - Exercises to Improve Scoliosis


Jessica again brings her expertise as a Physical Therapist and Pilates instructor to this effective routine created for people with scoliosis. These scoliosis ...
 

How to Correct a Scoliosis With Exercise and Stretching | Intrinsi Osteopathy


http://intrinsi.ca/functional-exercises/ Ed Paget presents a really effective way to help straighten an idiopathic scoliosis (thoracic dextroscoliosis). Many thanks to ...
 

What is Scoliosis surgery?


Learn all about what Children's Hospital Colorado surgeons do during Scoliosis surgery to help straighten out spines and prevent the Scoliosis from returning.
 

Best Stretch for Scoliosis


Take Dr. Berg's Advanced Evaluation Quiz: http://bit.ly/AdvEval Your report will then be sent via email analyzing 104 potential symptoms, giving you a much ...
 

Check if your kids have Scoliosis under 2 minutes!


Your kids probably have all the tools and books for going back to school! How about their health? Are you sure your kids have a healthy straight spine? Morris ...