Scoliosis

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Scoliosis, a curvature of the spine that can affect growth and development, is treatable in a variety of ways, including through the use of back braces and surgery. Making the proper diagnosis of Scoliosis is important, as is determining the degree of the curvature, as this information is utilized in…

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Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, and the cause of most cases of scoliosis is indeterminable. Though certain developmental disabilities (such as cerebral palsy) are associated with a higher risk of developing scoliosis, most cases do not present with any other pathology. Most cases of scoliosis are fairly mild,…

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Every parent fears their child will suffer a devastating injury, and we do all we can to keep our children safe. We imagine traumatic injuries, such as broken arms and concussions. But sometimes, a child will have an underlying condition, and nothing the parent does can protect them from it….

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Scoliosis remains underdiagnosed in teenagers and children in America. This is particularly problematic because many of the less invasive treatments, including the use of back braces to correct the spine curvature, are less effective for adults. Doctors and nurses frequently miss the symptoms during physicals, even though scoliosis is more…

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Scoliosis is a debilitating disease that can cause serious disability. Unfortunately, the causes of the disease are not completely understood. Doctors commonly understand scoliosis as having four causes, and those causes are: Congenital scoliosis, for those who are born with the disease Neuromuscular scoliosis, caused by identifiable nerve or muscle…

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