The Physiscs of Scoliosis


In achieving correction of the scoliotic spine, it is important to place emphasis on correcting the loss of cervical curve, also known as cervical kyphosis or hypolordosis. Loss of the curve in your neck will cause the spine below it to buckle. Traditional medical science views the spine as a bridge connecting the head to the pelvis. If a bridge begins [...]

The Physiscs of Scoliosis2018-08-27T17:43:38+00:00

X-ray facts you need to know


Commonly, people living with scoliosis dread x-rays. After seeing their condition steadily deteriorate with x-ray each series, combined with the fear of too much radiation, some patients are reluctant to have more x-rays taken. But before you hesitate to undergo alternative scoliosis treatment for this reason, please consider the following facts about scoliosis x-rays. [...]

X-ray facts you need to know2018-08-27T17:38:38+00:00

Scoliosis early detection


Scoliosis affects roughly 4.5 percent of the population, however, many cases go undiagnosed and the real number is thought to be closer to 15-20% of the population. The best way to treat scoliosis is early detection and intervention. Here are some ways to help in identifying a curvature of the spine: Adam’s forward bending [...]

Scoliosis early detection2018-08-27T17:28:12+00:00

Proper sleep habits


Sleeping is essential to our wellbeing. As human beings we spend about 1/3 of our lives sleeping so we might as well be doing it correctly. Our sleep posture can determine our spinal wellness. It may affect whether we are experiencing back pain currently or deteriorating our spinal curvatures over time causing countless future [...]

Proper sleep habits2018-08-27T17:31:15+00:00

Scoliosis symptoms


If you are worried that you or a loved one might have scoliosis, there are a few common symptoms to be aware of. In teenagers and young children, the most obvious signs will usually be changes in posture and the symmetry and appearance of the back, shoulders, shoulder blades, or hips.  Sometimes a dress [...]

Scoliosis symptoms2017-10-30T13:43:47+00:00

Types of scoliosis


There are many different types of scoliosis.  Scoliosis is classified according to its cause and the time it was diagnosed.  The most common form of scoliosis is adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, which is a case of scoliosis with no obvious cause that was diagnosed in adolescence. WHAT IS IDIOPATHIC? Since most types of scoliosis are [...]

Types of scoliosis2017-10-30T13:48:46+00:00