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Conditions / Scoliosis

  



  • If you have scoliosis, you may find using Schroth physical therapy for scoliosis could help reduce scoliosis while lengthening and stabilizing the spine.

  • Early-onset scoliosis, also known as EOS, is an abnormal side-to-side curving of the spine that appears in children before the age of 10. The curve has to be larger than 10 degrees for it to be considered scoliosis. EOS can also mean an over-curving of the upper back, what’s known as kyphosis.

  • Why Practicing Yoga May Be Good for Scoliosis
    November 19, 2019 | Articles

    Performing yoga poses like downward dog, dolphin and others may be good for scoliosis. Yoga won't cure scoliosis, but adds stability and strength to the spine.

  • Degenerative scoliosis is an abnormal side-to-side curving of the spine in adults due to age-related changes. Symptoms include low back pain, weakness, numbness, and pain in the lower limbs, and abnormal curvature of the spine.

  • The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Scoliosis
    September 20, 2019 | Articles

    Massage therapy for people with scoliosis massage offers several benefits, such as relaxing the muscles, increasing joint mobility, and reducing pain. Scoliosis massage may work best alongside other treatments such as physical therapy, at-home exercises or bracing.

  • Scoliosis occurs when a person has an abnormal left-to-right curving of the spine in the shape of a letter S or C. While doctors don’t know exactly what causes the most common type of scoliosis, there are options for treating the condition and preventing it from worsening in some cases.

  • Scoliosis Symptoms in Adults and Kids
    July 19, 2019 | Articles

    Scoliosis is an abnormal curve of the spine from side to side, in the shape of an “S” or a “C.” Many people have some curve in their spine, but it doesn’t always cause symptoms. If the curve is large enough, though, it can cause noticeable changes to the posture or other symptoms.

  • How to Do a Scoliosis Self-Check
    June 21, 2018 | Articles

    Scoliosis affects more than 7 million Americans according to the National Scoliosis Foundation. Learn the types of scoliosis and how to check for them.

  • If you or somehow you know is living with scoliosis, you may know a thing or two about wearable braces that allow the spine to remain in alignment. You may not be aware of a new project underway that involves a more comfortable corset created from a 3D printer.

  
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